Pamela Sledge-Coley is currently the
ExxonMobil US Southeast Area Sales manager for ExxonMobil Fuels, Lubricants
& Specialties Marketing Company. She
is responsible for leading sales efforts for ExxonMobil’s Lubricants portfolio,
including the flagship brand, Mobil1.
Prior to joining Lubricants in 2015,
Pamela was a valuable team member of ExxonMobil Chemical. She joined the company in 2003 as a market
planner and was promoted to various functional positions across the
organization (business simplification lead, polymers marketing manager, supply
chain supervisor, Olefins commercial sales manager for North America,
functional auditor, and GEMS II (Global Enterprise Management System)
controller respectively). Her
assignments at ExxonMobil have allowed her to build a repertoire of various
skills and have afforded her the opportunity to become an effective general
manager and leader.
Her expertise includes sales
effectiveness, alliance building while driving results, business controls,
strategic market planning, contract negotiations, supply chain management, and
talent recruitment and coaching.
Prior to joining Exxon, Pamela spent four
years as an advisory sales specialist at IBM, where she was responsible for
interpreting customers' needs, proposing solutions, and marketing IBM's
products and services. Her contributions
at IBM garnered her several awards, including IBM Top Gun Award, S/390 Product
Business Unit Executive Awards, and Captain's Choice Award.
Pamela earned her MBA degree from
Carnegie Mellon University and her Bachelor of Science in Business
Administration (graduated with magna cum laude honors distinction) from Indiana
University of Pennsylvania. While
attending Carnegie Mellon, Pamela was chosen as a Committee of 200
Scholar. She attributes her success to
C200's support: academic financial assistance, on-going mentorship, and
countless examples of extraordinary achievement that motivates her to remain on
track to attain her career goals.
A true leader, Pamela participates in various
organizations. She has recently served on the Alumni Board of Directors for
Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Additionally, she has served as a mentor through ExxonMobil’s Black
Employee Success Team, where she has also functioned as the Chemical’s site
liaison to senior management.Additionally, Pamela is a charter member and past officer of the Katy,
Texas, chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.