Samantha Houk started her professional life as a Bridge Engineer, but has since worked in the BIM/VDC industry for over 8 years, first as BIM Manager at a construction company and now as the Scan-to-BIM Director at Hale Technology in Practice (Hale TiP). Samantha currently holds a CM-BIM certification, her FAA Remote Pilot Certificate, is a Trusted Pro for Google Street View on Google Maps, and is a proud member of the National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) and Women in BIM. With a focus on laser scanning and Scan-to-BIM projects, Samantha continually strives to improve her professional knowledge and techniques. She has fully embraced Hale's mission "to empower design and construction firms to adopt technology that will enhance productivity and collaboration" and loves to teach the AECO community all of the lessons learned throughout her career. She has previously presented at Trimble Dimensions 2016, USIBD Symposium 2020, as well as several local symposiums and events.