Meet The Arabella Team

Steve Sampson

Head of Marketing and Communications

Steve oversees Arabella’s marketing, communications, and content development efforts, working with teams across the firm to to plan, create, produce, monitor, and evaluate a wide range of materials in multiple channels–from research reports and thought leadership to marketing campaigns, press releases, web properties, and proposals. He and his team specialize in helping philanthropists and impact investors amplify their impact through effective communications.

Prior to joining Arabella, Steve worked for more than a decade as an online entrepreneur, editor, publisher, and marketing communications professional. He co-founded Every Learner, Inc. and built its flagship publication, Knowledge News. Before that, he led a group of writers, editors, and internet producers at LifeMinders, Inc., delivering customized email newsletters to more than a million users per day. He also ran the team that published the official electronic newsletter of the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney.

Earlier in his career, Steve worked in academia, both as a researcher at the Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington, D.C. and as an adjunct faculty member in the writing program at George Washington University, where he also did his graduate work.


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