Sam Ballmer

Strategic Partnerships Associate

Sam Ballmer serves as a Strategic Partnerships Associate at New Story — Working to build and manage the many kinds of relationships that take New Story‚Äôs impact to the next level. Specifically, Sam is focusing on Co-Creators: organizations that provide crucial services to communities such as sanitation, access to drinking water, community governance and more. A thriving community is made of much more than a group of homes!

Sam is an energetic people person with a passion for meeting new people of different backgrounds, beliefs and personalities. Before New Story, Sam studied cognitive science at the University of Southern California before moving to the Bay Area to do marketing.

Outside of work, Sam is a lover of live music, dancing, yoga, nature, adventures and spending time with friends and family.