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From Head to Heart: Where Do We Go From Here?
Join Urban Financial Services Coalition for a special session entitled “From Head to Heart: Where Do We Go From Here?” featuring Dr. Pamela Jolly, Founder and CEO of Torch Enterprises, Inc. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021, 6:30 pm to 8:00pm, Eastern Standard Time.
The Financial Services Industry is where People of Color often face decisions that call them to lead with both head and heart. TheCOVID-19 pandemic has revealed business areas for a “win-win” opportunity to support both the balance sheet and income statement of your community while increasing access to roads that lead to long term sustainable minority wealth. Dr. Pamela Jolly, an international speaker and strategist, will share her compelling work on being empowered to bring your legacy and culture to your position to expand the scope of what is possible in the exciting times we live. Learn how your organization’s value chain can connect both head and heart with your community. Explore innovative ways to navigate the unchartered territories of greater inclusion and methods to translate new ideas by leveraging your unique perspective and cultural sensitivity to consumers and communities’ realities.
About the Speaker:
Dr. Pamela Jolly
Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Torch Enterprises, Inc.
Dr. Pamela Jolly is the Founder and CEO of Torch Enterprises Inc, a strategy firm committed to minority business growth and development. Torch Enterprises has assisted over 1000 entrepreneurs, national non-profits, trade organizations, the Federal Government, foundations, and financial institutions. Dr. Jolly is a finance professional committed to developing data-driven strategies that lead to wealth as a legacy in the African American Community. Her focus is to pursue business opportunities that pass the torch from one generation to the next, building wealth through ownership and equity. Dr. Jolly uses her extensive background in financial services, strategy, community development, and theology to help entrepreneurs and their communities succeed. As a FEMA contractor, Pamela co-authored the strategic assessment to rebuild the Greater New Orleans area post-Hurricane Katrina. She also underwrote over $200 Million in support of Mississippi’s rebuilding efforts during that time. These two experiences sparked her desire to find alternative ways individuals and groups could work together to rebuild their communities with ownership and equity. This commitment level has made Pamela a sought-after speaker and strategist, delivering more than 100 keynote speeches across the country and abroad.
In 2018, Dr. Jolly launched the Legacy Wealth Initiative (LWI). The LWI comprises various cohorts of Men, Women, Business Owners, Pastors, and Young Professionals. Beginning with Black Male Equity Initiative in Detroit, a collaboration with the Campaign for Black Male Achievement led by Shawn.
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time.