Sam Spina joined Denny Miller Associates in 1991 after a distinguished 30-year career on Capitol Hill.
Sam served as administrative assistant and legislative director to Senator Slade Gorton (R-WA) from 1990 - 2000 and, prior to that, was legislative director to Senator Brock Adams (D-WA). He served on the staff of Senator Dan Evans as legislative director from 1983 - 1988, and for Senator Henry Jackson (D-WA) from 1980 - 1983 where he was the Senator’s advisor on Appropriations Committee issues. For the first decade of his Senate career, Sam worked on the personal staff of Senator Warren Magnuson (D-WA) as a legislative assistant. He was promoted to work on the staff of the Senate Appropriations Committee when Magnuson became chairman.