Dr. Pamela Jolly is the CEO of Torch Enterprises Inc., for 16 years she has advised
organizations to develop meaningful strategies through the use of policy, research, and the practical application of business and financial acumen. Pamela is a business
strategist and a data-driven thinker with over 25 years of proven leadership and
strategic management expertise; her primary focus is the design of legacy wealth
strategies in communities of color.
She serves on the boards of the Good Work Network in New Orleans, Louisiana, BMe
and and The University of Pennsylvania Board of Alumnae. Dr. Jolly is the President of
the Wharton African American Alumni Association.
Pamela is a graduate of Hampton University (B.S.), the University of Pennsylvania's
Wharton School of Business (MBA), Boston University School of Theology (MTs), and
The Graduate Theological Foundation (Ed.D). Pamela holds certificates in theology from Oxford University, Christ Church, in conflict resolution from the Boston Theological Institute, and in private equity and venture capital from the Pepperdine
Graziadio School of Business.
Dr. Jolly launched the Legacy Wealth Initiative to further the impact of The Narrow
RoadTM, a proprietary method created based a national study of behaviors and beliefs
related to wealth-creation, faith, and entrepreneurship. The Initiative educates and
guides black men, women, business owners, pastors, and young professionals on
ways to create wealth via increased financial and business acumen and pooled capital
strategies that produce increased ownership and equity specifically for and with
communities of color.