Pamela is the first woman to lead MassTech, a public economic development agency charged with strengthening the state’s innovation economy and expanding technology-related enterprises. Pamela has an extensive background in entrepreneurship, innovation, and finance, roles which she brings to bear in her work with the Patrick administration to support critical economic development initiatives that unlock private investment and create jobs.
Prior to MassTech, Pamela served as the Director of The Center for Entrpreneurial Leadership at Tufts University, a program she launched to drive innovation at the University. As Director, Pamela established the school’s nationally recognized business plan competition and received the National Teaching Award for Entrepreneurship. Before this, Pamela worked as an entrepreneur, launching three start-up ventures, and helped start the investment banking division of State Street Bank. Pamela received her M.B.A. from Stanford University and her B.A. from Tufts.