As Assistant General Counsel, Compliance Matters, Samyra Hicks oversees Porsche’s formal compliance programs throughout North America. She is responsible for the implementation of compliance guidelines, including development and delivery of training materials and supporting the organization on various operational matters.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Ms. Hicks graduated from California State University with a degree in Spanish and earned her J.D. from Western State University. During her undergraduate and law school years, she worked for Toyota Motor Sales in Torrance, California. After law school, Ms. Hicks relocated to Atlanta and, after practicing at a large firm for a few years, returned to her passion–the automotive industry. After leaving Alston & Bird LLP, she spent three years with Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. and finally joined Porsche Cars North America, Inc. in September 2013.