Sam Pressler | Executive Director

Sam Pressler is the Founder and Executive Director of the Armed Services Arts Partnership (ASAP). He is a 2015 Echoing Green Global Fellow, 2016 Halcyon Fellow, and 2017 Forbes and Pacific Standard 30 Under 30 awardee. He has been recognized by Americans for the Arts in their Leadership Spotlight, was named to We Are The Mighty's "Mighty 25" list as one of the 25 most influential people in the veterans space, and was featured on Preet Bharara's "CAFE 100" list of 100 change-makers addressing the most pressing problems in America and globally. Sam graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Summa Cum Laude from the College of William & Mary in 2015, where he received degrees in Government and Finance, the Ewell Award, and a McGlennon Scholarship. During his time at the College, he spearheaded William & Mary’s first cohesive initiative to support veterans both on- and off-campus, co-founding the William & Mary Center for Veterans Engagement, Student Veterans of William & Mary, and William & Mary Military & Veterans Working Group.

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