CCSF Board of Directors

Shine Your Light: Charting a Leadership Path for Yourself and Others

Pamela Stewart has spent over 20 years across the Coca-Cola system in various key executive roles in the areas of sales; operations; finance; revenue growth management; general management; foodservice on premise and B2B retail business segments. She is the Chief Customer Officer – Retail for the North America Operating Unit of The Coca-Cola Company spearheading a $10B revenue customer organization comprised of all mass, grocery, drug, value, convenience stores, discount supermarkets, club, military, and natural channels, including digital and retail industry affairs.

Prior to this role, Pam was the President, West Zone Operations responsible for over 80M consumers, $3B revenue, 600+ retail and foodservice on premise customers, 20+ bottlers, franchise leadership, operations, and all routes to market for the West geography. Before her career at Coca-Cola, she spent several years in finance across the Telecommunications industry.

Pam currently is on the Board of Directors of publicly-traded, Utz snacks brands company; Board member of Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) Executive Board, The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation, Save the Children, Girls Inc., 3DE by Junior Achievement, and the Food Marketing Institute (FMI) Executive Board. She also is a member of Black Women on Boards, NextUp, and Leadership Atlanta. Beyond her undergraduate and graduate business administration degrees from Georgia State University and Oglethorpe University and her Harvard Business School executive education certification, Pam is a proud graduate of the GCLS Writing Academy and Leadership Atlanta.

Pam is the recipient of numerous honors and awards, including the 2023 BET Iconic Executive Award; 2022 OUT Magazine’s 20 Global Media & Entertainment Titans; 2022 Phoenix Award bestowed by the Mayor of Atlanta; 2021 Global Top African American in Business by National Diversity Council; 2020 Visionary by Consumer Goods Technology; and 2020 Woman of Influence in the Food Industry by Griffin Report.