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Sam Chappell Associate Washington, D.C.

Sam Chappell

Sam is an experienced public affairs and research specialist with a background in client management, international economic development, policy analysis, and entrepreneurial operations.

Before Kivvit, Sam served as the Development Coordinator for Rise Up International, an international NGO focused on generating economic development across South America. In this position, he was responsible for researching, implementing, and managing all fundraising strategies while also developing new relationships to enhance Rise Up’s visibility, impact, and overall funding strength. Previously, he served as the director of tennis at the Westin Resort in Savannah, Georgia, where he was tasked with running all aspects of the tennis program and its associated events.

Sam is from Savannah, Georgia, where he remains an avid tennis player and amateur food and wine critic.