Samara Simpson has actively participated in the music industry for over a decade. She recently returned to higher education after a long career in Culinary Arts and Restaurant Management. Samara graduated with honors in 2019 with a degree in Applied Science: Music Business, Performance, and Technology from Austin Community College. Her tenacious passion for the music business is harnessed through consulting: specializing in Brand Management, Marketing,
Promotion, Administration, Web Design, and beyond. Samara has worked as Assistant to the Executive Director for Old Settler’s Music Festival since 2018. She will be teaching Live Music and Talent Management at Austin Community College, starting in Spring 2020.