Sam Watkins

Samantha Watkins

Vice President, Operations

Sam oversees all aspects of the daily operations of Florida Cancer Specialists clinical locations in Hillsborough, Pinellas, Palm Beach, Martin and Indian River counties, encompassing staffing and training, facilities and equipment, fiscal performance, and policy and compliance oversight.

Since joining FCS in 2008, Sam has held several roles focused on the operations of the practice. She began her FCS career as a patient services specialist and was soon promoted to an executive assistant role, where she gained a deep understanding of the operational needs of the organization. Quickly, Sam was recognized for her attention to detail and leadership, earning future roles as Associate, then Regional Director of Operations and Senior Director of Operations.

Sam has been instrumental in opening numerous FCS clinics from inception and has actively participated in multiple committees, pilots, and special projects. She has extended her commitment to the well-being of cancer patients as an active volunteer with the FCS Foundation for several years, serving regularly on special event committees.

Sam was named a Tampa Bay Business Observer 40-Under-40 winner in 2020. She received her undergraduate degree in Health Services Administration from St. Petersburg College.