In the latest episode of the Salt Lake Chamber podcast “CEO Success Stories,” Derek Miller, president and CEO of the Salt Lake Chamber and Downtown Alliance, sits down with community advocate Pamela Atkinson, to hear about her leadership philosophy, best practices, how people can continue to give back year-round and more.

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Pamela Atkinson is best known for her tireless work as an advocate for the homeless, refugees and low-income families in our state. Atkinson believes that even a small amount of giving and caring can have a powerful impact on someone’s life.

Prior to her advocacy work, Atkinson held a variety of positions in the health care industry including her last position as vice president of Mission Services for Intermountain Healthcare. Atkinson was appointed to the State Board of Regents for ten years. She also serves on the State Homeless Coordinating Committee, Envision Utah, and the Refugee Services Advisory Board, among others.