Samantha Merin
Samantha MerinSenior Manager

Samantha is a Senior Manager in Next Street’s Programs practice. Prior to joining the team at Next Street, her work at the NYC Mayor’s Office of Contract Services focused on transforming procurement to make it easier for organizations big and small to do business with the City of New York. In this role she led stakeholder engagement activities to design new approaches to streamline procurement processes for various stakeholders including City agencies, nonprofits, small businesses, and minority and women-owned business enterprises.

On working at Next Street

My passion for socially impactful work, coupled with my commitment to economic empowerment and justice has brought me to Next Street. Being part of a mission driven organization dedicated to strengthening communities by supporting small businesses is a great place to be.

Earlier in her career, Samantha worked at Arabella Advisors, a philanthropic consulting firm, where she supported a portfolio of fiscally sponsored projects focused on conservation, education, public policy, and more.

Samantha has an MPA from Baruch College Marxe School of Public and International Affairs, and a BA in Political Science from Temple University.

Outside of Next Street

Outside of Next Street, Samantha can be found running marathons, attending concerts, reading books and enjoying the great outdoors.