Samantha Wright

Technical Recruiter


Samantha is a Technical Recruiter at Edgelink. A native Oregonian, Samantha graduated with her Bachelors of Interdisciplinary Studies with a focus on English Literature and Communications from Marylhurst University, and was one of the last graduates to walk before the university closed. Prior to graduation, Samantha spent 2 and a half years living in San Diego, California, where she soaked up as much sun as she could before moving back to Portland to finish her degree.

Getting the Edge on Samantha

First job:
“Babysitter”. I put this in quotation marks because the girl I watched was only 3 years younger than me, so I basically got paid to hang out with a younger friend!

Favorite thing to do outside of work:
Explore Portland and take advantage of all the new and exciting things this city has to offer.

Two chubby cats, Daisy Bucatan and Jay Catsby, and one giant Golden Retriever, Ellie.

Favorite food:

Most desired vacation destination:
Scottish Highlands – I would love to see where my ancestors lived!

Favorite color:
Black, even though it isn’t technically a physical color.

What’s the most beautiful place you’ve ever been to?
Cassis, a small town in the French Mediterranean.