Lunch with a Leader: Jennifer Samson (photos)


Lunch with a Leader provides students, faculty, and members of the public the opportunity to hear ideas from local, state, and national leaders, share their own ideas, and gain inspiration for effective governance in a more intimate and informal setting.

Jennifer Samson handles all aspects of River LA’s real estate development and placemaking including deal sourcing, structuring financing, securing entitlements, and overseeing projects from construction through to completion. She most recently completed the first phase of three LA River pocket-parks, or Rio Vistas, in the Elysian Valley.

Photographs by Deirdre Flanagan