WILMA’s Leadership Institute: Meet Pam Hardy
Snapshot of this year's Leadership Institute members
WILMA’s 2022 Leadership Institute, an annual nine-month program, gives area women the opportunity to learn from leaders in the region, visit a range of local companies, and serve as each others’ personal board of directors.
The program is part of WILMA’s Women to Watch Leadership Initiative, created to help develop more women leaders in our area.
Meet institute member PAM HARDY.
Title: Government and Community Relations Manager
Company: Duke Energy
How long have you been with your current employer? I have been employed by Duke Energy for 25 years
Alma Mater: Shaw University, undergraduate degree and Waldorf University, master’s degree
Prior career experience: More than 20 plus years serving as an electric utility professional in various roles. Prior to this current role, I worked in Corporate Communications supporting the Duke Energy Customer Services organization.
Current job responsibilities: My current role is government and community relations manager for Duke Energy serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Columbus, Bladen and Sampson counties. In this role, I have the responsibility as part of the Government and Community Relations team to build, cultivate and manage relationships with local government, business and community leaders, elected officials, stakeholders and allies to enhance Duke Energy’s corporate, community objectives and reputation. In addition, I lead plans to manage high profile, sensitive and complex issues through collaboration and community engagement.
Hobbies: My hobbies include reading, mentoring, trying new recipes with my family and performing community service projects to support the community where I live work and play.
To learn more about WILMA’s Leadership Institute and Initiative, go to wilmamag.com/women-to-watch.
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