Award-winning Architecture Firm Appoints Amanda Fasenmyer as Director of Growth and Strategy and Samantha Chastang as Marketing Director
SAN JOSE & LOS ANGELES (July 24, 2019) — Steinberg Hart, a leading full-service architecture firm, announces the expansion of its business strategy and marketing executive team with the appointment of two industry veterans in firmwide roles. With significant strategic national growth planned over the next years, Steinberg Hart is proud to welcome Amanda Fasenmyer as Director of Growth and Strategy and Samantha Chastang as Marketing Director.
“I am so excited to have Amanda Fasenmyer and Samantha Chastang joining our team in these key strategic roles,” said Steinberg Hart President & CEO David Hart, AIA, NCARB, LEED AP. Our firm is ever changing and evolving like the cities we live in. With their new firmwide roles at Steinberg Hart, Amanda and Samantha will be working closely with me and our leadership team to improve and expand our practice areas and lead our growth in key markets so that we can better serve our clients, communities, and collaborative partners.”
Recently named by the Silicon Valley Business Journal as a 40 Under 40 honoree for her impact within the region’s business, government, academic, and nonprofit communities, Amanda is a recognized leader in the greater Bay Area community. She brings over a decade of expertise in forging meaningful relationships and building collaborative solutions to the role of Director of Growth and Strategy. Prior to joining Steinberg Hart, Amanda served as the San Jose Development Manager and Interim Foundation Relations Manager for SPUR, a Bay Area non-profit focused on urban planning and governance. At SPUR, Amanda helped scale the organization’s reach and impact and partnered with the philanthropic and business communities to address the biggest challenges facing our cities.
Amanda holds an MBA in sustainable management from Presidio Graduate School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in management from Gettysburg College. Amanda is actively engaged with the community, serves on the Marketing Committee and co-chairs the Mentorship Program for the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Silicon Valley Chapter, and sits on the Advisory Council for Presidio Graduate School.
Joining the firm as a seasoned marketing and communications professional, Samantha will oversee marketing operations at Steinberg Hart as the Marketing Director. She most recently served as Director of Marketing and Business Development at JFAK Architects where she focused on a building first-in-class integrated marketing platform inclusive of leading pursuits strategy and efforts, strategic communications, and awards for the Los Angeles-based design firm. Prior to that, she built an industry-leading reputation as a dynamic communications leader for diverse organizations while working in France.
Samantha holds a Masters in Communications from the University of Provence in France and earned a Bachelors in Literature and French Language from Fordham University in New York.
About Steinberg Hart
Steinberg Hart is a global design, architecture, and planning firm that creates inspiring places rooted in design excellence and community. Since 1953, Steinberg Hart has worked with leading institutions, developers, and government agencies to build a progressive portfolio of award-winning projects. Focusing on education, residential, urban mixed-use, hospitality, civic, and commercial office projects, the firm’s team of architects, designers, planners, and sustainability experts create environments that sculpt space to shape lives in subtle and empowering ways.