Pamela Pugh

Pamela Pugh

Co-Founder, Women Doing Well

Pam envisions a world where people are living generous lives giving their talent and treasure with purpose and intentionality.  Through the consulting firm, Reaching Forward, she specializes in process improvement and strategic planning.

Pam is a founding board member of Women Doing Well Initiatives, a nonprofit dedicated to optimizing generosity among those entrusted with much.  She is a founder of Women Doing Well, LLC, a first of its kind research and discovery organization. To date, Women Doing Well holds the distinction of conducting the largest research study of faith & philanthropy, in addition to research of women entrepreneurs and women who are widowed.

In 2017, she founded VertuAssets Foundation, an organization that provides a pathway for individuals to give non-cash assets to charitable causes. The nonprofit organization specializes in hard to give assets and serves alongside the National Christian Charitable Foundation, the largest grant maker to Christian causes in the world.

Pam has eighteen years experience in giving complex assets and is a frequently sought after speaker on the topic of giving. Previously, as an executive with the National Christian Foundation, she pioneered the complex asset giving program enabling hundreds of families to give over one billion in assets such as closely held business interests and real estate. Prior to this, she served as a Senior Executive with a regional bank where she initiated a financial services business within the bank. Previous to this, she founded a mortgage company in Atlanta and was co-owner in a commercial construction company.

In 2016, Pam was named as one of the top 20 women in philanthropy.  She serves on the board of Spoken Worldwide and Awana International and serves as a contributing writer to various organizations. Pam has a BBA in finance from Georgia State University. She and her husband live in Atlanta, Georgia.

Pam Pugh: Better Together: A Pathway for Growth and Generosity

KELLY Headquarters: Sparks, MD

Why Women? Pam Pugh is an expert at understanding the unique value and insight that experienced women bring to organizations.  Drawing on both published and proprietary data, Pam will unpack why and how Christian entrepreneurs and senior business leaders should intentionally hire and promote women within their organizations. Businesses that have a plan to include […]

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