Pamela Thomas-Graham, is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Dandelion Chandelier LLC, a private digital media enterprise focused on global luxury.
She was previously a member of the Executive Board of Credit Suisse Group AG and Credit Suisse AG (since 2010 - 2016). She served as Chief Marketing and Talent Officer and Head of Private Banking & Wealth Management New Markets (2013 - 2016). She was previously Chief Talent, Branding and Communications Officer (2010–2013).
Prior to Credit Suisse, Ms. Thomas-Graham managing director in the private equity group at Angelo, Gordon & Co., (2008–2010). She held several senior management positions, including senior vice president of Global Brand Development at Liz Claiborne Inc., (2005 - 2008). She was at NBC Universal/CNBC, president, CEO and chair (2001–2005), NBC Universal/CNBC, president and COO (2001), CNBC.com, president and CEO (1999–2001). Ms. Thomas-Graham began her career in 1989 at McKinsey & Company, a global consulting firm, and became the firm’s first African-American female partner in 1995. McKinsey & Company Partner (1995–1999), Associate (1989–1995).
Ms. Magazine named her the most influential African American woman in cable television in 2003. Fortune Magazine ranked her at #23 on their Most Powerful Black Executives List in 2002 and Black Enterprise named her Corporate Executive of the Year in 2001.
Ms. Thomas-Graham serves on the board of Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd., The Clorox Company, Parsons School of Design, board of governors member. Museum of Modern Art, Trustee Education Committee, member, Council on Foreign Relations, member, Economic Club of New York, member, Eaglebrook School, board member, Metropolitan Museum of Art, member of the Business Committee New York Philharmonic, board member.
Mrs. Thomas-Graham, holds a JD, Harvard Law School, Massachusetts, 1989. MBA, Harvard Business School, Massachusetts 1989. BA in Economics, Harvard University, Massachusetts 1985.
She has authored twelve books.
Books By Pamela Thomas-Graham