Chief Financial Officer
Born and raised in Marietta, Samantha has strong ties to the community and is also Bobby’s wife. Samantha joins Johnson & Alday as the Office Manager. She works directly alongside Bobby and John in assisting them with their daily tasks and taking excellent care of prospective and existing clients. She is a graduate of Marietta High School and received a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Georgia in Marketing and Public Relations with a minor in Communication.
Following college, Samantha worked for a boutique public relations firm in Kennesaw, GA and later joined the Atlanta-based hedge fund Chi-Rho Financial, LLC as their Director of Investor Relations. She worked for Chi-Rho for 9 years before taking several years off to stay home and raise her children. Most recently she worked part-time for the local non-profit Communities In Schools of Marietta/CobbCounty as their Communications Coordinator.
Samantha is very involved in the community as a sustaining member of the Junior League of Cobb/Marietta. She has also served as a board member of the Junior League, the Center for Children and Young Adults and Communities In Schools. Her true passion is raising her two children and spending time with her family and two beagles, Sadie and Hines.
Sandi is a Chicago native who currently resides in Acworth with her husband, Daniel, and 2 daughters, Brittani and Isabella. In her time away from the office she enjoys traveling, cooking, and volunteering in her community. She is thrilled to join Johnson & Alday as a legal assistant.
JAMES "JAY" LAWRENCE
Born and raised in Gwinnett County, Jay is a Snellville native. After high school, Jay served in the military during Desert Storm then spent twenty-five years in the facilities management and construction industry. Jay went back to college in 2013 and graduated from Southern New Hampshire University with a B.S. degree in Justice Studies with certification in Law and Legal Processing. Jay and his wife reside in Buford, Georgia with their two daughters close to Lake Lanier. Jay is a history buff who enjoys restoring antique tools and fishing in his spare time.