Sami Novaster

Director, Finance
Sami Novaster does finance and analytics work for Chicago Public Media.

Sami has helped implement several software solutions, including a new accounting system (Intacct), an expense reimbursement system (Expensify), and reporting, forecasting, and budget system (Limelight). They love making reports more efficient for people.

Sami previously worked as a public accountant at Chicago CPAs doing both small business accounting and business and personal taxes. They received a B.A. in Business Administration and Managerial Accounting from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and is a registered CPA.

In their spare time, Sami practices historical European martial arts with the Chicago Swordplay Guild and enjoys indoor bouldering. They also love seeing pictures of your cats and watching live professional wrestling.