Samantha Blair is the founder of Capital Campaign Group (CCG), a strategic finance consulting firm located in Tallahassee, Florida. CCG provides finance and fundraising consulting services to conservative issue-advocacy groups and non-profits, candidates for public office and philanthropic organizations. In 2019, Samantha was named a “Rising Star in Florida Politics” by Influence magazine.
Samantha served as Finance Director for Ashley Moody’s successful campaign for Attorney General. She was recognized by FloridaPolitics as a “Winner in Florida Politics” for the 2018 election cycle due to her record-setting fundraising efforts for the 2018 primary and general elections for Florida Attorney General. She also served as the Executive Director for then Attorney General-Elect Ashley Moody’s Inaugural Committee.
Samantha previously served as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO of The James Madison Institute (JMI), Florida’s oldest and largest free-market think tank. Before her time at JMI, she worked for three years in the Florida House of Representatives.
A passionate advocate for community service and philanthropy, Samantha volunteers much of her spare time supporting charitable causes. She has served as Chairman of External Fundraising and Chairman of Sponsorships for the Junior League of Tallahassee and currently Chairs the 60th Anniversary Committee. Samantha recently became involved with Tree House of Tallahassee, which provides support to children in the child-welfare system. A long-time Buccaneers football fan, one of her labor’s of love is volunteering for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders Alumni Association, working part-time for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders and supporting the NFL Alumni Association through membership.
Samantha earned a Bachelor of Science in Political Science, a Minor in Business and Hospitality and a Certificate in Digital Graphic Design from Florida State University (FSU). While at FSU, she held leadership roles in the Student Government Association and the FSU Student Foundation and was an active member of Kappa Delta Sorority.