Chief People Officer
As the chief people officer of Amify, Samantha Byrd plays an essential role in the success of Amify’s hiring, professional development, and performance management initiatives. With over 15 years of experience in the human resources and recruitment industry, Byrd is an expert in employee relations, human resources strategy, and talent management.
Prior to joining Amify, Samantha served as the vice president of human resources for Envision Experience, where her company helped connect high-achieving students to experiences and future career opportunities. Before Envision, she served as senior director of human resources at Applied Predictive Technologies. As senior director, Byrd executed performance strategies that led her team to success when working with Fortune 500 companies, including Walmart, CVS, and Starbucks.
Samantha attended The George Washington University and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and geology and a Master of Arts degree in human resource and organizational development.