Born in Chicago and traditionally raised on a steady diet of hot dogs, most of Sam's youth was spent performing in local theater, usually in the role of someone's evil stepmother. She spent six years hosting at Jstreet Radio on WRLR before cutting her comedy teeth in The Second City sketch program. Sam has featured for comedians such as Michael Ian Black and Shane Mauss at venues all over the country. Sam now lives in Atlanta, where she teaches comedy writing with Highwire Comedy Co. and runs the Atlanta chapter of Don’t Tell Comedy. Sam is also the founder of Windy Peach Comedy, a producer of comedic content and live shows.