Samantha Markovitz, CEO, founded GraceMark Wellness & Lifestyle Coaching in 2015. Based in Orange County, CA, Samantha leads her company drawing upon her experience of surviving a personal health trauma that nearly took her life and the chronic illness diagnosis that changed everything; deriving wisdom, inspiration, and motivation from lessons learned as a result.
As a health coach, diabetes educator, and patient advocate, Samantha brings a combination of practical, firsthand experience and prestigious training from the Mayo Clinic to her clients, readers, and listeners. She is known for being an expert in healthy living, self-care, and living with chronic illness. Her words have been quoted in such notable publications as Inc. Magazine and U.S. News and World Report. Her focus on resilience, hope, and finding humor in life's toughest times can be found on GraceMark Wellness & Lifestyle Coaching's site blog, GraceMark Musings. Samantha has been a natural speaker and communicator since an early age and has built relationships (business and personal) based on her own skills, creativity, and the ability to effectively relate to people where they are in the moment.