Sam Sargent serves as Capital Metro’s Deputy Chief of Staff. A native South Austinite, Sam is a lifelong advocate for transit and equitable mobility. He previously served as program manager in the agency’s Community Engagement office. A lawyer by training, he spent time on the staff of U.S. Representative Lloyd Doggett, the Travis County District and County Attorney’s office, and with a small law firm in Austin.
Sam holds a Bachelors Degree in Political Science from Boston University and a Juris Doctor from Boston University School of Law. He is an active runner and rower, and lives in Austin with his wife, Orsi, and dog Gracie. Sam is an Austin Under 40 finalist and a 2019 Mass Transit 40 Under 40 award winner.