Pat Chandler is the Senior Advisor to the CEO. In her role at Points of Light, Chandler is responsible for developing corporate partnerships that advance shared goals of increased impact in volunteerism and civic engagement.
Chandler has more than 20 years of marketing and strategic communications experience, as well as community and economic development and urban planning expertise. Prior to joining Points of Light, she was Chief Operating Officer of SWI Consulting, Inc., a company that specializes in managing and activating the philanthropy of athletes and entertainers.
Chandler also worked at The Home Depot, where she held the positions of Foundation President and Senior Manager of Community Affairs. In these roles, Chandler managed and designed the company’s corporate social responsibility, civic engagement and philanthropy programs.
Chandler was also a faculty member at the University of Washington and several other institutions where she taught marketing and public relations courses.
Additionally, Chandler worked in the media as a television producer and print journalist. For nearly 10 years, she was President and CEO of Chandler Communications, a full service marketing and public relations firm.