Pam is president and CEO, Borton Partners; co-founder and partner, Women ON Point; and founder of TeamWomen and the Empower Leadership Academy for Girls. As a leadership expert, coach, trainer, speaker and author, she is committed to helping others realize their full potential.
Her background stands apart with 27 years of Division 1 women’s basketball coaching, including 12 years as head coach at the University of Minnesota in the Big Ten. There she led her teams to a Final Four, Elite Eight, three straight Sweet Sixteens and numerous NCAA Tournament appearances.
A philanthropist at heart, Pam has founded two non-profits. She launched TeamWomen in 2011, an organization dedicated to empowering women through networking, mentoring and professional development. In 2014, Pam founded Empower Leadership Academy for Girls, providing girls in grades 5-12 with the tools and support they need to become the next generation of leaders.
She has been recognized with several awards including the 2016 Twin Cities Business Magazine Marvelous Mentor Award, Top 10 Global Women of Leadership Pillar Award, (Real) Power 50 Award and New England National Coach of the Year. She was also a two-time nominee for the Naismith National Coach of the Year Award. Additionally, Pam was honored with the creation of the Pam Borton Endowment at the University of Minnesota in the College of Education and Human Development, the only endowment of its kind in the world.
She holds a master’s degree in sports management, along with a range of rigorous coaching certifications. These help her fulfill her abiding passions for organizational health and personal wellness.