Samantha Nottingham serves as Chief Development Officer for Birch Family Services. In this role, Samantha provides leadership to the Development Department and works to strengthen the agency’s relationships with private and institutional grantmakers.
Samantha brings extensive experience to the position, including 15 years advocating and fundraising for programs supporting underrepresented youth. Prior to joining Birch Family Services, she was Director of Resource Development at the Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club in New York City. She was also previously the Director of Development and Communications at the Bronx Charter School for Better Learning. Samantha is a founding board member of the Heketi Community Charter School and a guest columnist for The Harlem Times. She has a B.A. in Sociology and Psychology and an M.A. in Counseling and Human Services from the University of Colorado.
“I am proud to be an advocate for Birch Family Services and am committed to educating the community of the profound and necessary services Birch provides people with autism and developmental disabilities.”