Vice President Business Development
Pam has spent over 20 years in the airport industry, with particular focus on business development, landside services, IT solutions and concessions. She brings a diversity of experience on both sides of the business, having worked for airports and private sector airport operators and service providers.
Pam joined Paradies Lagardre in 2018 and is now responsible for business development at 20+ U.S. airports, including ACDBE and brand partner relationships.
She started her airport career at Santa Barbara Municipal Airport where she managed over 130 contracts, licenses, permits and operating agreements across the Business & Properties spectrum.
She then returned to her hometown of Portland, Oregon as a Property Manager for the Port of Portland, with oversight for a variety airline, general aviation, concessions and operating contracts
at Portland International Airport (PDX) and the Port’s three general aviation airports. She also served as the Concessions Program DBE liaison.
Pam went on to the private sector as an ACDBE certified consultant, specializing in airport WiFi and related public facing IT business solutions for IBM, Sprint, T-Mobile and Laptop Lane, in addition to several airports.
Prior to joining Paradies, Pam was Sr. Vice President for SP+ Airport Services, the industry leading provider of parking, transportation and other landside services in airports.
Pam is a founder, and currently serves as Secretary for Capital Sisters International, a non-profit micro-finance organization dedicated to advancing the economic empowerment of women in developing countries through entrepreneurship. She also served on the Advisory Board for the USO at PDX, helping to develop and launch the first ever USO at PDX.