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Pamela Norley

Former President, Fidelity Charitable®

Pamela Norley is the former President and CEO of Fidelity Charitable, the largest donor-advised fund program in the country.  During her tenure, she led the growth in annual sales from $4.5B to $17.5B, assets from $16B to $56B, and clients’ accounts from 185k to 389k. By driving revenue through product innovation, segmentation, strong marketing, and diversified channels, she increased the number of nonprofits served by 55% and increased clients’ annual grants from $3.5B to $10.3B, ultimately surpassing the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as the world’s largest grant maker in 2018.

Ms. Norley spent more than 25 years at Fidelity in a variety of strategic and leadership roles including Legal & Compliance, Corporate Business Development, Strategy & Consulting, Enterprise Relationship Management and Talent Management amassing extensive expertise in digital transformation, product innovation and operations, compliance, mergers & acquisitions, management consulting, client management, recruiting, professional development and leadership.

In addition to Foundation Source, Ms. Norley currently serves as a Corporate Board Director to Fidelity Institutional Asset Management. In this role, she is responsible for advising and supporting Fidelity’s institutional product and asset management business. She is also an investor and Advisory Board member to DonateStock, a fintech company focused on making it easier for Americans to donate securities to nonprofits.

Ms. Norley has served on multiple nonprofit boards over the years, including the University of Virginia, Boston Ballet, U.S. Impact Investing Alliance, and Research Triangle Park Foundation. Currently, she sits on the Board of Directors as Vice Chair for Points of Light, a George H. W. Bush Foundation, as Board Chair to Flying Kites, a Kenya based NGO, and as a member of the Professional Advisory Board to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Ms. Norley holds a JD degree from Temple University’s School of Law and a BA from the University of Virginia.