Holly Sammons is from Rockford, IL. She graduated from Dominican University in River Forest, IL with a degree in International Affairs and a minor in Social Justice, Civic Engagement. She has been interested in doing service for as long as she can remember and her time at Dominican University reinforced this calling.

She is serving at Catholic Charities in Atlanta, Georgia. She works with newly arrived refugee families, helping them navigate their first months in the United States. She shares community with Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters at the Penn Community in Atlanta.