Samantha Bute Hartzman is the creator and founder of Haute Pepper Bites (HPB) www.hautepepperbites.com, a food and lifestyle blog. Samantha uses HPB as a platform for exploring her own culinary roots and showcasing the best of the local food scene. Samantha has a background in recipe development and has worked with local brands to help increase their reach among consumers by developing new and creative recipes. Additionally, Samantha is a co-founder and President of Invest in Her, Pittsburgh’s only all-female pitch competition (www.weinvestinher.org). Invest in Her is dedicated to supporting female entrepreneurs by driving investment capital and resources to support their growth.