Samantha Marino Parker

VP of Business Development, Food

Meet Samantha

Samantha Marino Parker, a seasoned veteran of the Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) world, brings over 25 years of industry savvy to the table. Her journey through Sales, Marketing and Category Management functions, and extensive cross-functional expertise within CPG organizations has given her a unique perspective on the industry.

Spending a decade as a Sales leader underscores her prowess in driving business success and commitment to nurturing and empowering talent. Her passion for forging robust partnerships, both internally and externally, alongside her ability to cultivate high-performing teams, naturally propels her toward success.
So, why recruitment? Samantha is driven by a desire to leverage her wealth of experience and skills in a new capacity. With an unwavering dedication to authenticity and relationship-building, she believes that genuine connections are the cornerstone of success. Drawn to Protis Global for its compelling attributes — a clear strategic vision, a distinctive value proposition, the right people, and a well-defined culture grounded in integrity and diversity of thought – she is embarking on her next professional journey.
Samantha has lived all over the United States and has recently returned to the US from a four-year stint in Sydney, Australia, with her husband, Paul and they are soon to be residing in Chicago IL. An avid foodie, with a love of good wine & cocktails, working out, and globe-trotting adventures, Samantha’s passion is evident in all aspects of her life.
Samantha graduated from Rutgers University with a B.S. in Marketing and from Fairleigh Dickinson University with an MBA in Marketing.