Title: Senior Project Manager
Organization: Convention Center Development Corporation | NYS Empire State Development
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Samantha M. Adolphe is a native Brooklynite, born to parents who migrated from Haiti. While she loves visiting Prospect Park with her three-year-old son, Xavier, she thrives in public service with a career focused on sustainable development. These days, Samantha leverages her 10-year project management experience to lead coordinated efforts in the $1.5B expansion of the Jacob Javits Convention Center with the NYS Empire State Development Corporation. Lastly, a committed student, Samantha will complete her second master’s degree program at the Tandon School of Engineering in the Spring of 2021, having already earned a master’s in public administration from the Marxe School of Public & International Affairs, fellowship in the inaugural 2020 ULI/REAP Academy, and further certifications from MIT & Harvard University.