Samantha Pullen serves as a faculty associate for the ASU Lodestar Center’s Nonprofit Management Institute, where she teaches the Effective Financial Management Principles course. Currently Pullen is a Finance Director at Valley of the Sun United Way, where over the past 6 years she has transformed the budgeting process by building trusting relationships with outside departments. By doing so Pullen has gained an understanding of how to make essential financial information relevant across the entire organization. She has developed specific tools and methods that help all users understand the financial impact of business decisions.
Pullen graduated Cum Laude from the University of Montana Business School with a B.S. in Accounting and International Business and a Minor in Spanish.