Pamela Thomas-Graham Bio

A Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Harvard College, Harvard Business School and Harvard Law School, where she served as an editor of the Harvard Law Review, Pamela is a senior executive and public company board director with global expertise in multiple consumer industries.

The first black woman to be elected Partner at global consultancy McKinsey & Co, she worked for 10 years as a leader in the firm’s Consumer & Retail practice. Pamela served as global CEO of CNBC Television and for six years. She was a Group President at Liz Claiborne, Inc., and was an operating partner in private equity. Most recently, she served as Chief Marketing and Talent Officer and a member of the Executive Board at the global financial services firm Credit Suisse.

Originally from Detroit, Pamela has been on the board of directors of Clorox for over 10 years and is currently lead independent director at Clorox. She also serves on the boards of the New York Philharmonic and the Parsons School of Design. She is a member of the State Department’s Advisory Committee on International Economic Policy.

Pamela is also the author of three mystery novels published by Simon & Schuster. She is married with three children, and loves running, skiing and the Golden State Warriors.