Pamela S. Benedon
Associate State Director, Financial Management
A member of the Pennsylvania SBDC Lead Office for more than two decades, Pam manages the financial activity of 18 centers across the state of Pennsylvania. Pam oversees all budgetary, contractual, and financial management matters of the program. She also provides training and guidance to center directors and financial personnel while maintaining responsibility of all grant activity, and involvement in policy issues and resource allocation. Pam presently serves as co-chair of the national Operations Committee of America’s Small Business Development Center Network.
Prior to joining the SBDC, Pam worked in the University of Pennsylvania’s Office of Research Administration as a contracts administrator, where she was in charge of grants and contracts for research and training programs across five schools within the University, including the Wharton School of Business. In addition, Pam was directly involved in oversight of the grant which founded the SBDC at the University. Pam holds an M.B.A. from Temple University and earned her B.A. in Economics from Douglass College of Rutgers University.