Samantha is the Chief Operating Officer at ReThred Apparel. Samantha focuses on day to day operations and long term planning at ReThred Apparel. On a day to day basis, you can find her communicating with manufacturers, fulfilling orders, and keeping the entire company on the same page. Samantha typically works with manufacturers in Asia ranging from quality control, negotiation, and much more. Samantha also oversees her team consisting of two directors and a project manager.
Samantha was born and raised in Palo Alto and is currently a junior at Gunn High School in Palo Alto, California. At school, she is the founder and co-president of the Friends Club, which she developed through research in social psychology. The Friends Club aims to help people build strong, lasting friendships. Samantha first developed her passion for business after attending the Berkeley Business Academy for Youth at the Haas School of Business in the summer of 2019, which is where she met most of the ReThred Apparel members. She also has a great interest in biology and environmentalism, which she hopes to make a difference in through ReThred Apparel. In addition, Samantha tutors elementary school students in both math and Chinese, through the Quarantutors program. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with friends, listening to music, and watching shows or movies.