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Samara Freschman

Adventure seeker, travel addict, and wannabe-cycling instructor. Obsessed with the City of Brotherly Love and welcomes the debate of the best Cheesesteak in town. Aspiring Sommelier. High-energy, culture enthusiast.

Samara joined Susquehanna Portfolio Value Creation in 2020 as their Head of Talent. As a part of the Portfolio Value Creation team, Samara partners with SGE’s portfolio companies to accelerate growth through hiring, developing, and retaining their teams. She is also responsible for fostering and nurturing Susquehanna’s overall talent network.

Prior to joining Susquehanna, Samara was a Principal at True Search, a global retained executive search firm specializing in high-growth emerging tech talent. At True, she focused on executive-level, B2B searches for private equity and venture capital-backed SaaS businesses. Prior to True, Samara worked in contingent search at Xplora Search Group in Philadelphia.

Samara is originally from Delaware but has lived in Philadelphia for over 10 years. She is a proud Philadelphian and will always root for the Eagles, no matter the outcome.

Samara received a B.S. from Philadelphia University.