Dr. Pamela Jolly is a business strategist and a data-driven thinker with over 20 years of proven leadership and strategic management expertise; her primary focus is legacy wealth creation that passes on for generations.Pamela is the CEO and Founder of Torch Enterprises Inc., where she advises organizations by developing meaningful strategies through the use of finance, research, and the practical application of business and financial acumen.She applies her diverse background in financial services, strategy, community economic development, and theology to assist clients with growth, leadership development, capital budgeting, and strategic implementation in culturally-relevant ways. Pamela is the author of The NarrowRoadTM: A Guide to Legacy Wealth and a global speaker. Her public speaking invitations have included the College of African American Financial Planners, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, the National Association of Real Estate Brokers, theUniversity of Pennsylvania Wharton School of Business, the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, Wells Fargo Bank, the Federal Reserve Bank, the Urban League, the UNCF, and the National Minority Supplier Development Council. She was also the finance and accounting professor for the Strategic Design MBA program at Philadelphia University. She serves on the board of the Good Work Network in New Orleans, Louisiana, The University of Pennsylvania Board of Alumnae, and is President of the African American Alumni Association at the Wharton School.Pamela earned her B.S. from Hampton University with a major in marketing and finance, an MBA in finance and strategy from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School of Business, a master's in theology from Boston University, and an Ed.D. from The Graduate Theological Foundation. Pamela holds certificates in theology from Oxford University, Christ Church, in conflict resolution from the Boston Theological Institute, and in private equity and venture capital from the Pepperdine Graziadio School of Business and Management.Most recently, she completed a national study of behaviors and beliefs related to wealth-creation, faith, and entrepreneurship. Findings from this work were used to create The Narrow RoadTM, a proprietary method that assists individuals, entrepreneurs, and groups in navigating a path towards legacy wealth via ownership and equity.
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