As a development officer, Samara is excited to get the opportunity to work with individuals, families, and corporations to create impactful and meaningful contributions toward educational equity. Samara has worked in various areas of higher education and has experience in housing, admissions, financial aid, advising, and pre-collegiate programs. Most recently, Samara was a Wallin advisor and had the honor to work alongside 4-year and 2-year students as they proceeded toward their career, academic, and personal goals.
Samara graduated from UW-Eau Claire and later got her Master’s in Student Affairs in Higher Education at Colorado State University.
In her leisure time, Samara enjoys traveling with her husband and spending time in nature.
Samara Gaitan serves as Development Officer