As senior VP of technology and project management at Guidant Global, Pam Beard leads the exploration of how automation, blockchain and other technology build upon the current framework of managed services and recruitment delivery. Beard focuses on the improvement of customers’ experiences and Guidant’s own operating efficiencies. Work aside, she participates with several cancer charities for children and local food banks through various fundraising events that combine her love of running with her focus on raising imperative funds for families in need. Her favorite charities include ChadTough, Children and the Earth, and local foodbank charity Gleaners CFB of SE Michigan.