Leadership Team

Samantha Whiteman

Director of Development

Samantha Whiteman joined Families First in April 2012 as Director of Development. In this role, she builds and identifies new supporters, foster current volunteer/donor relations and manages all events associated with Families First. Samantha’s new initiatives involve Planned Giving, Major Gifts and Foundation Board expansion.
Samantha has worked in development for more than 10 years and has an extensive background in donor cultivation, fundraising and event management. Prior to joining Families First, Samantha was employed at two national nonprofit organizations with territories ranging from Miami Dade to Indian River counties.
Ms. Whiteman is currently a member of the Palm Beach Planned Giving Council and is an alumna of Leadership Palm Beach County’s Class of 2015. She was the sponsorship chair for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Palm Beach County Chapter Board in 2011. Ms. Whiteman continues to attend community initiatives throughout Palm Beach County in an effort to support her fellow nonprofit organizations.