Pamela Graves joined CCLF in 2018 as Marketing and Communications Associate and was promoted in 2019 to Marketing and Communications Manager. In this role, Pam directs the planning, development, and implementation of CCLF’s branding which includes marketing/communications, media relations, public policy and public relations activities.
Prior to joining CCLF, Pam served as Editorial Director of three industry print and online trade magazines, and held positions of writing, editorial, print production, design, digital development, special events, and video development for a diverse range of corporations including MetLife Insurance, the Pritzker family’s Marmon Group, greeting card publisher Recycled Paper Greetings, and Illinois Municipal Retirement Fund, one of the state of Illinois’ largest pension funds.
Pam holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign and a Master’s degree in Communications from DePaul University. She is an active volunteer with several community organizations, including the Sustainable Furnishings Council and the Imani Pearls Community Development Foundation.