Sam and his wife Mariah were both born and raised in Snohomish County. Sam is the Owner/ Operator of Already Painting. His wife Mariah is a Forensic Scientist and Crime Scene Response Team member with the Washington State Patrol.
Sam’s first exposure to city government came as a teenager when he won a contest to be Mayor of Everett for a day. He then went on to be Snohomish County and Washington State Youth of the year for the Boys and Girls Club.
During college in southern California, Sam worked in a pharmacy, played on the college basketball team and upon graduation began teaching 3rd and 4th grade and coaching a high school basketball team in Orange County, CA.
Three years after college, Sam moved back to Washington State to work with teenagers. During this time he became a minister and also obtained his insurance license in property and casualty. Sam was also able to teach college classes at a private college in Pierce County (where he had a state representative as one of his students). He also volunteered with the Thurston County Sheriff's department.
Sam and Mariah moved back to Snohomish County and decided to make Lake Stevens their permanent home.
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