Director of Authorities
City of Auburn Hills
Samantha Mariuz lives in Rochester and has been with Auburn Hills since 2014. As the Direc
tor of Authorities for Auburn Hills, she assists with day-to-day operations and special projects for Auburn Hills’ three econo
mic development authorities: the Tax Increment Finance Authority, Brownfield Redevelopment Authority and Downtown Development Authority.
Samantha is a graduate of Oakland University with a Bachelor of Arts in political science. She received a master’s degree in public administration from Wayne State University where she served as Student Vice President of Pi Alpha Alpha Honor Society.
Samantha focused her first year with Auburn Hills on reestablishing and implementing the Downtown Development Authority. She created t
he 15-year plan TIF and Development Plan for the Auburn Hills DDA, which is ultimately expected to spur $165 million in private investment and collect $800 million in tax increment revenue to reinvest in downtown Auburn Hills’ infrastructure, streetscape, events and citizens.
Samantha currently serves on the Auburn Hills Boys and Girls Club Advisory Council, Michigan Economic Developers Association Emerging Leaders Committee, the Auburn Hills Morning Optimists Club and is chairwoman of the Auburn Hills Chamber of Commerce Community Council. She has a passion for giving back and engaging communities to inspire generations well into the future.
The information presented here was accurate as of January 1, 2017.