Pamela Norley is president of Fidelity Charitable®, an independent public charity that has helped donors support more than 220,000 nonprofit organizations with over $23 billion in grants since 1991. The mission of Fidelity Charitable® is to grow the American tradition of philanthropy by providing programs that make charitable giving accessible, simple, and effective. Ms. Norley became president in September 2016 and leads a management team responsible for Fidelity Charitable’s fulfillment of its mission. Prior to assuming her current role, Ms. Norley spent 5 years as executive vice president of Enterprise Talent and Relationships Groups for Fidelity with responsibility for managing Fidelity’s top institutional client relationships and for leading the talent management and recruiting organizations.
From 2006 to 2009, Ms. Norley led the Fidelity Consulting Group, overseeing strategy and consulting support to all Fidelity businesses, including its global private equity and venture capital units. Prior to that, she played a key role in launching Fidelity’s Corporate Business Development Group, supporting mergers, acquisitions and strategic alliances. From 2001 to 2006, she held a series of roles leading business compliance and healthcare product management and sales for Fidelity’s outsourcing businesses. Ms. Norley joined Fidelity in the Corporate Legal department in 1996.
Outside of the office, Ms. Norley volunteers her time as a member of the Board of Directors for Point of Light, as trustee for Temple University School of Law, as a member of the Board of Advisors for Greater Boston Food Bank, and as a member of the Board of Overseers for Boston Ballet.
She formerly served on the Executive Women’s Council for the Dana Farber Institute (2001-2008); United Way’s Women’s Initiative (2001-2010); University of Virginia’s Board of Benefactors (2009-2013); and Boston Ballet’s Board of Directors (2011-2014).
Ms. Norley received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Virginia and is a graduate of the Temple University School of Law. She also participated in Harvard Business School’s Global Women’s Leadership program and Columbia Business School’s Global Relationship Management program.