Samantha V. Luna

Samantha V. Luna

Financial Administrator and Training Specialist
Phone: 202-994-5385
[email protected]

Samantha V. Luna serves as the Financial Administrator & Training Specialist at The George Washington University Center for Excellence in Public Leadership. In this role she oversees the Center's financial and business operations for a complex portfolio of training programs and community engagement initiatives. 

Ms. Luna brings more than 10 years of experience in higher education and non-profit management, specializing in financial analysis, budget management, accounting, and internal controls. Before accepting her current position in 2013, she served as an Executive Assistant at the Intelligent Office of Arlington, supporting client engagement efforts, billing and logistical coordination for 125+ local companies in the Washington, DC, area.  Previously she also held a number of administrative and academic advisory positions at the University of New Mexico, supporting the administration and due diligence reviews of Title V Education Grants.

Ms. Luna graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of New Mexico with a Bachelors in Spanish and American Studies. In May of 2020 she completed her Masters of Accountancy at the George Washington University School of Business. In her spare time she enjoys volunteering and mentoring youth in underserved communities, supporting their transition to college, as well as early professional and leadership growth.

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