Samantha Hammock

Panelist > Lead with Her 2022

Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer,
Verizon

Samantha Hammock is executive vice president and chief human resources officer at Verizon. She is responsible for unlocking the full potential of Verizon’s workforce and preparing them to deliver on the promise of 5G.

Sam joined Verizon in December 2020 as senior vice president of global talent, leading the HR Talent Center of Excellence. She strengthened learning and development practices and introduced new programs to recruit and retain the right skills and talent to deliver on the company’s priorities.

Prior to Verizon, Sam spent over 14 years at American Express in various executive roles, from finance and banking to leadership positions across HR. Most recently, she was head of talent and learning, where she transformed how the company attracted and engaged its workforce by building a dynamic talent ecosystem. Before joining American Express, she was with JPMorgan Chase based out of Chicago.

Sam received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University and holds an MBA in Finance from Wayne State University. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three children and three dogs.