Sam serves as Sr. Director of Privacy & Associate General Counsel at Nordstrom, Inc. Sam leads the Privacy team, and advises the Nordstrom family of brands on privacy laws and best practices. Sam helps business leaders think strategically about existing and emerging privacy risks when designing new services and experiences, leads a customer-facing team in efforts to preserve brand trust and transparency about privacy practices, negotiates privacy and security terms in vendor and license agreements, and supports data breach response planning and readiness. Sam is recognized as a Fellow of Information Privacy, Certified Information Privacy Manager, and Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States, by the International Association of Privacy Professionals. Sam received a B.A. from the University of Washington, and a J.D. from NYU.