Event Chair Essi Kwabi is a local change agent and a dedicated community impact leader passionate about making positive lasting differences in communities. Professionally, she is a petrophysicist at Apache Corporation, where she served on the steering committee of the Apache Women’s Network for over three years. Essi is passionate about impact investing, a form of investment that generates measurable positive social and/or environmental impact in communities. She is a member of West U Rotary Club, where she chairs the club’s biggest fundraising program, and a lead singer (praise team member) at the Second Baptist West Campus choir. Essi is also a supporter of several other causes and organizations such as Saint Jude Children’s hospital, Habitat for Humanity, The Women’s Resources of Greater Houston, and United Against Human Trafficking. She is a wife and the mother of two beautiful girls.
Event Co-Chair Samantha Holsomback is the owner of All Things Love-Event Planning. She is a veteran creator and manager for event logistics, and has served many notable businesses in and around Houston. In 2018 she was recognized in Katy Magazine as one of the Top 100 Influential Women in her community. Other accolades include the distinguished Who’s Who Award from Strathmore, Top Pro recognition on Thumbtack for 2015, 2016 and 2017. Samantha is the published author of Amazon Best seller “YOU CAN”, and her second book is expected to release in January 2020. She is an active member of The Rotary Club of Houston Skyline, where she was awarded 2019 Rotarian of the year, and currently serves as secretary. Samantha is a 2019 LCA Houston International Society Magazine honoree. She is involved with I Know Somebody Houston and Community of Faith Church. Samantha is a married, proud mother of two children.