Meet The Arabella Team

Pamela Fischer

Associate Director, Strategic Initiatives

Pamela helps lead strategic initiatives at Arabella. Formerly, as an impact investing associate, she worked with a range of institutional, family, and corporate clients to conduct due diligence, source and structure deals, and implement strategic initiatives. Pam brings an expertise in philanthropic strategy development, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation efforts, and she designs and executes strategies for funder collaboration and learning. She has experience assessing the impact of investment portfolios across asset types for private wealth managers and has performed due diligence on a variety of investment opportunities, including early-stage social enterprises and regional CDFIs.

Prior to joining Arabella, Pamela taught physics, chemistry, and physical science in Holly Springs, Mississippi through Teach for America, and received the 2013 STAR Teacher Award. Pamela also served as a corps member advisor during Teach for America’s Summer Institute training program, where she trained and mentored a group of new teachers.

Pamela holds a BA with honors in history from Haverford College.

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