Samuel Christensen

Associate Director, State and Federal Policy Implementation, Opportunity Accelerator

Samuel Christensen is the Associate Director of State and Federal Policy Implementation for the Opportunity Accelerator at Results for America. Sam has nearly a decade of experience in state government, with expertise in developing, analyzing, and communicating budget and policy decisions, particularly those related to education and social services. He most recently served as a Senior Fiscal Analyst for the Michigan House of Representatives’ nonpartisan House Fiscal Agency, where he worked with representatives to develop the state’s PK-12 school finance and Department of Education budgets, and led analyses of Michigan’s child care subsidy program. A native Michigander who now resides in the Cincinnati area, Sam holds an MPA from the University of Missouri’s Truman School of Public Affairs and a BS in Political Science from Grand Valley State University.