Sam Walton


As a Principal at Griffith Group, Sam Walton draws on her deep executive search experience and diverse sector expertise to execute complex search assignments and recruit talented leaders across a broad range of functions.

Sam is driven to strengthen the future of work in the not-for-profit, academic, healthcare, and broader public sectors. Sam’s unwavering commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as her passion for creating meaningful connections with candidates contributes to Sam’s strategic recruitment approach, and to the success of the clients she supports.

Sam holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a focus in Photography from Ryerson University, and is currently completing the Award of Achievement in Diversity and Inclusion program at the University of British Columbia. She has successfully completed the LGBTQI2S Inclusion Training from Egale Canada Human Rights Trust and recently concluded the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) training course from

Within the GTHA community, Sam is a member of CivicAction Leadership Foundation’s Emerging Leaders Network.