About Samara Lewinson Samara Lewinson is the newest addition to the Hornstein Financial team. Samara has a Bachelor of Science in Molecular and Cellular Biology and went on to get a Master of Science in Applied Biosciences from the University of Arizona.In 2010, Samara led field operations for the 2010 Census at the West San Fernando Valley office. There she led a staff of over 1300 people. She was the leader on six major field operations. Before that Samara had been the Assistant Manager of Quality Assurance in their Van Nuys office.Samara has also held lead positions at LFT Properties, Protein Therapeutics Inc., and Angeles Retirement Consulting, LLC.Samara has worked with charities and enjoys volunteering her time for a good cause. She served as Project Director for Balls without Borders Inc., an international humanitarian organization that delivers soccer balls to children affected by armed conflict and natural or man-made disasters. She has also consulted for other charities and non-profit organizations.Samara got into Finance and Investing in April 2011. She previously worked with LPL Financial for over six years. She has served in a variety of different roles. Samara enjoys hiking and playing bridge. She lives in Sherman Oaks with her wife Eliana.