Samantha Collins is the Senior Sales Executive of Leisure for Waikoloa Beach Marriott Resort & Spa. Throughout her 15+ years in the hospitality industry, Samantha has constantly exceeded her goals and inspired her team to get things done with her “can do” attitude. She has worked at various hotels across the Kohala Coast & Maui and has earned multiple top honors for continuously exceeding her goals. Samantha serves as a Director for The Food Basket and Kona-Kohala Chamber of Commerce. She also serves as the Associate Director of the Miss Kona Coffee Scholarship Competition, where she mentors young women and helps them gain confidence, learn community service, and valuable life skills. An active member of the Chamber’s Young Professionals Committee, Samantha has coordinated multiple professional development classes and recently chaired the Chamber’s first Career Fair, which featured more than 40 employers and over 250 jobseekers.