Pamela F. Lenehan is a senior executive with experience in corporate, financial services, and public board environments. She currently serves on the boards of Monotype Imaging, Civitas Solutions, and American Superconductor. She has chaired three public audit committees and two public compensation committees, been chair of the board, presiding director, and on risk management and CEO search committees. She is also on the board and executive committee of the Center for Women & Enterprise, a non-profit with the mission of helping women start and grow businesses.
Pam spent more than 20 years in financial services, starting at Chase Manhattan Bank where she lent money to growing technology companies. Pam moved to Credit Suisse First Boston initially in New York and then Boston where she was a Managing Director in Investment Banking, raising public and private equity and debt and doing mergers and acquisitions for technology companies. She then moved to Oak Industries as SVP, Corporate Development and Treasurer of Oak Industries, a $500 million NYSE-listed manufacturer of telecommunications components, where she engineered the sale of the company to Corning, Inc. for $2 billion. Pam was then CFO of Convergent Networks, a high technology start-up which she joined before initial product shipment and left when the company was at a $30 million run rate.
Pam has a BA in Mathematical Economics, Cum Laude and with Honors, and a MA in Economics from Brown University. She holds an Executive Masters Professional Director Certification, Silver Level, from the American College of Corporate Directors, a national director education organization. Pam is the author of “My Mother, My Mentor: What Grown Children of Working Mothers Want You to Know” which looks at the impact a mother’s working outside the home has on her children.