Executive Leadership

Pamela Wheeler, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Pamela is an accomplished leader with nearly three decades of experience improving diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) outcomes for employees, clients, partners and communities. She works with leaders across NFP, building from the solid DEIB foundation in place, to move the organization forward with deliberate action, measurable results and continuous refinement. Prior to NFP, Pamela consulted with National Football League Operations on their DEIB efforts. Prior to that, she led the Women’s National Basketball Players Association, where she accelerated DEIB in a number of areas for the players. She also served as director of Business Development for the Continental Basketball Association, and general counsel and marketing manager for Bob Woolf Associates/Arnold Communications. Pamela is also a lecturer in Columbia University’s MS Sports Management program, serves on the board of the US Center for SafeSport, is a former member of the foundation board of the CUNY Graduate School of Public Health and Health Policy, and is a member of the trustee emeritus board of the Women’s Sports Foundation. She earned a BA from Dartmouth College and a JD from Boston University.