President & CEO
Women’s Business Enterprise
Pamela Prince-Eason is the President and CEO of the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC), a role she has held since 2011. She was previously Vice President of Worldwide Procurement for Pfizer Inc. and held various leadership positions at Texas Instruments, GSE Systems and Warner Lambert, as well as co-owner of woman-owned RMR Associates.
Prince-Eason has served two terms as a member of the National Women’s Business Council (NWBC), a non-partisan federal advisory council who advises the President, Congress, and the U.S. Small Business Administration on economic issues of importance to women business owners. Additionally, she believes in the “voice of women entrepreneurs” and is a proud supporter of Women Impacting Public Policy (WIPP).
Prince-Eason’s dedication to women’s business leadership is illustrated in her many professional and personal roles advancing women’s excellence and opportunity. She serves on women’s advisory committees of many corporations, as well as, collaborates with other non-profit organizations to advance women’s roles in business through the Women Business Collaborative (WBC). WBENC and Prince-Eason work to create parity for all diverse businesses through the National Business Inclusion Consortium (NBIC).
Prince-Eason holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from East Tennessee State University and currently serves on the Dean of Business Advisory Council helping to shape the future for those in accounting, technology and business. Additionally, she graduated Magna Cum Laude from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland with a Master of Administrative Science in International Business and Finance. In 2008, she was among the first to receive ISM’s Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) designation, in 2010 was named a Power Women by NYMoves, and in 2012 she received the AIDC WBE Hall of Fame “Executive Leadership” award. In 2013 and 2017, she was named a top leader in Supplier Diversity by WE-USA Magazine and selected by the National Association of Female Executives (NAFE) as the 2014 Woman of Achievement. Most recently she was inducted into the Enterprising Women Hall of Fame in March 2018 and was recognized as Alumna of the Year at East Tennessee State University in May 2018. She and husband John have three children and six grandchildren. Favorite family activities include tennis, basketball and snowboarding.