Samantha Beeler serves as President of the LSCU & Affiliates. She previously served as Vice President of Advocacy for the Northwest Credit Union Association (NWCUA) which is the regional trade association for credit unions in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho. In her role, Samantha is responsible for advocacy, compliance, communications, member engagement, and the Southeastern Foundation. Prior to working for the NWCUA, she led communications for a Government Contracts Practice group in Washington, D.C. Samantha grew up in Alabama and lived in Georgia. Samantha received her bachelor’s degree in Social Science from Washington State University and did an emersion program in International Relations at Peking University in Beijing, China. She has participated in Executive Education at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government.
Samantha and her husband Garrett, who is a member of U.S. Special Forces, have three daughters Aryan (7 yrs. old), Alanna (4 yrs. old) and Adaire (1 year).