Ardi Cruz Samonte

Master of Arts in Leadership


Vallejo, CA

While earning my degree, my greatest supporters were


My favorite SMC memory is

All the laughable moments with Cohort 40 and the life changing lessons learned inside and outside of the classroom.

I'm looking forward to most

Continuing my work in leadership and serving others.
“to lead,' leith, literally means to step across
a threshold—and to let go of whatever might limit stepping forward"
— Senge, Hamilton, Kania