Pamela D. Harris proudly began serving as the Executive Director of the North Newstead Association in November of 2018. Prior to accepting this position, she graduated from Lindenwood University receiving her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration in 2013, all while working full time. Ms. Harris brings over 37 years of banking and finance expertise to this role. Most recently, she was the Loan Review Supervisor for Great Southern Bank and worked in the Loan Operations Department in Springfield, Missouri. Pamela has volunteered as a Board Member since 2014 and served as Treasurer from 2016-2018.
Pamela is committed to providing low to moderate communities with the tools they need to live sustaining and successful lives that create better futures for generations to come. Outside of her professional responsibilities, she has consistently volunteered her financial expertise to several non-profit, for profit and religious organizations. Ms. Harris has taught financial literacy series for the Shalom House, Vatterott College, Great Southern Bank, The Children, Youth, and Family Development Center, and the Northwest Project. She has also assisted with financial bookkeeping and treasury tasks with the Union Missionary Baptist District Association.
Ms. Harris is a St. Louis City native, and she’s proud to be back in one of the same neighborhoods she remembers frequenting growing up. She is excited to meet the community members, leaders, and stakeholders to collaborate towards supporting the NNA mission. Ms. Harris is the proud mother to one daughter, Ametra, who is a civil engineer. In her spare time, Pamela enjoys reading her bible, bowling, and spending quality time with family and friends.