Principal, Cardinale Associates, LLC
Pamela is an accomplished Public Affairs Executive with more than three decades of public relations, government affairs and community relations experience, including strategic communications, program development, planning management and execution. As Public Affairs Consultant to Stamford Health, she has provided strategic guidance for successful outreach to government, corporate and community stakeholders to support the Hospital’s Facility Master Plan. She worked to secure unanimous public approval for the redevelopment of the Stamford Health campus featuring its new $450 million Hospital tower. See www.stamfordhealth.org. Currently, Pamela provides community relations support which includes Stamford Health’s Community Health Improvement Plan and Vita Health & Wellness Community Collaborative.
Previously, Pamela served as Director of Public Affairs for Champion International Corporation. In Stamford, she directed the public affairs strategy to successfully fund, construct and open a new downtown campus of the University of Connecticut, and managed the communication strategy that successfully generated private and public support for the project. As the founding president of Stamford Neighborhood Housing Services, she led the campaign to fund Connecticut’s first Mutual Housing development and raised private contributions to support housing rehabilitation and nonprofit affordable housing programs. She served on the Advisory Board of Reading Is Fundamental, was a Director of the Connecticut Association for Human Services and the United Way of Stamford, among other organizations, and was awarded the Dr. Joyce Yerwood Community Service Award by the NAACP-Stamford Branch. She lives in Stamford, Connecticut.