Samantha Hicks serves as a Plan Support Specialist for Pure Financial Advisors, Inc., working with Pure’s planning team to build and deliver in-depth plans to help clients meet their lifestyle and retirement goals. Prior to joining Pure, Sam earned her Series 6 and 63 licenses, as well as an insurance license, while working for an independent financial services firm.

Sam graduated from the University of Rhode Island in 2013 with a BS in Animal Science. After moving to San Diego, she went on to earn her MS in Biology and MBA in 2016 and 2017, respectively, from Point Loma Nazarene University.

Originally from Connecticut, Sam has been an avid horseback rider for over 20 years. She also enjoys reading, traveling, water sports, and almost any outdoor, recreational activity including hiking/camping with her husband, Stephen and their dog, Carby.