Executive Director of Viante New Mexico
Rhiannon Samuel is an Albuquerque, New Mexico native, raised with a deep passion and pride for her community and its people. In 2014, shortly after Rhiannon graduated from the University of New Mexico with a Degree in Communications and Religious Studies, she was hired by Mayor Richard J. Berry’s Office where she served on his executive team for several years. Rhiannon is the recipient of the Albuquerque Business First 2019 40 Under Forty award was named a Woman of Influence in 2021. She is a current Board Member of the Albuquerque Community Foundation Future Fund, Board Director for the Saint Pius X High School Foundation and a 2009 veteran volunteer of Amigos de las Americas.
In addition to her role at Viante, Rhiannon is an on-air Political Expert for local ABC affiliate, KOAT.
She is a dedicated civil servant who is committed both personally and professionally to the betterment of her home – New Mexico.