Pam Gifford

Marketing and Communications Specialists

Opportunity International, Breakthrough Urban Ministries

Pam Gifford graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in English and Literature from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In 1996, Gifford worked for three years at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, where she founded and edited Capital Ideas. In 1999, Gifford joined Hill and Knowlton Inc., and held the position of vice president for five years. She then worked for Hewlett-Packard for a year and a half as the Communications Director for Emerging Market Solutions. In 2006, Gifford found her way to International Justice Mission. She worked there for six years, holding the positions of Vice President of Communications, and Vice President of Corporate and Strategic Partners. 

Gifford is currently a Chicago Chapter founder and team member for 4word. She is also a board member of development for Glen Ellyn Infant Welfare Society. Last but not least, Pam Gifford is a strategic communications consultant at Opportunity International, Breakthrough Urban Ministries, and Pui Tak Christian School.