Ms. Pamela D. Whitaker
Term expires August 31, 2021. Appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper
Pam Whitaker, a Triad native, is a retired human relations professional with more than 30 years’ experience in the field. She was founder, owner and CEO of Key Resources, Inc., a full-service, staffing service specializing in distribution, manufacturing, and logistics founded in 1997. She is a Certified Staffing Professional with the American Staffing Association and a member of The Society for Human Resource Management.
Whitaker served previously on the lottery commission, from 2008 to 2012. She has also served on boards and with civic organizations including the Board of Visitors for UNC-Greensboro, the Preservation Greensboro Executive Board, the Board of Trustees for Greensboro College, and First Citizens Bank Board of Trustees.
She was the first woman to be recognized as Small Business Person of the Year by the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce, the first recipient of the Women in Business Award presented by the Triad Business Journal, and CEO of the Year in the Triad in 2017. She is a member of First Baptist Church of Winston-Salem.
Whitaker and her husband, Garry, live in Winston-Salem.