Board Member

Dr. Pamela J. Newman

Pamela J Newman is the founder, President, and CEO of PJN Strategies LLC. PJN Strategies LLC is a boutique strategic consulting firm. 

Dr. Newman is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the Economic Club of New York and The Cosmos Club.  She is on the Board of Directors of The College of Mount Saint Vincent; PCI Media Impact, Inc., The New York City Mission Society and Veterans Moving Forward.  Dr. Newman is also on the Advisory Boards of Brock Capital LLC and Pi Capital.

On October 20, 2017, Dr. Newman was appointed by the Acting Secretary of the Army as a Civilian Aide to the Secretary of the Army (CASA) for New York (South).

Besides writing Organizational Communication (McGraw Hill) and Behind Closed Doors; A Guide to Effective Meetings (Prentice Hall), Pamela J. Newman authors and self-publishes books to give to clients.

Dr. Newman has received many awards:  In 2018 Pamela was the first recipient of the Business Insurance Women to Watch Inspiration Award; John Cabot University (Rome) gave Pamela J. Newman the John Cabot University Presidential Medal for Leadership in Business in 2017.  In 2016, Dr. Newman was a Scholarship Tribute Dinner Honoree by the College of Mount Saint Vincent.  In 2015, she was selected as the Insurance Advocate’s Insurance Professional of the Year.  In 2014, she was honored by the UJA-Federation and the Arthritis Foundation.  In 2012, she received The Humanitarian Award from the New York Center for Living. The Greater New York Council of the Boy Scouts of America awarded Dr. Newman “Distinguished Woman of the Year” in 2009.

Pamela J. Newman earned her B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from The University of Michigan. During her years in academia, she received a three-year teaching fellowship and was awarded the Horace A. Rackham Doctoral Research Grant.

She is the widow of Henry E. Kates. She has two children, Romy and Theodore, and five fantastic grandchildren.

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Jon Kurland

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