Board of Directors

Pamela Baer

Lifetime Director

Pam Baer is a native Texan who graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a marketing/finance degree. Pam started her career in New York City in the financial services arena before becoming an entrepreneur in brand marketing and strategy services, focusing on direct mail. After getting married she navigated cross country managing her business while starting her family in San Francisco. Since then, Pam has used her talents and resources to become a San Francisco-based community leader whose philanthropic work includes projects related to social good and healthcare for the vulnerable.

Pam joined the board of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation in 2002 and served until 2019 when she was named a lifetime director. She founded and continues to chair the Transform Mental & Behavioral Fund.

Pam is a member of TPW Philanthropy and also serves as a Founder’s Circle Member of Every Mother Counts (EMC) advocating for women’s healthcare. Pam is also a Board member of the Giants Community Fund and an Advisory Board Member of Nest, an organization dedicated to improving women’s well-being and preserving important traditions around the world.

In addition to her foundation work, Pam has held many trustee and board positions such as the Contemporary Jewish Museum, Jewish Women’s Giving Circle along with schools and initiatives that benefit her local community. Pam is an Aspen Institute fellow, and in 2023 she joined The Kennedy Forum’s Alignment for Progress special committee. Implementing solutions for society’s vulnerable issues is a passion.

Pam is married to Larry Baer, CEO of the San Francisco Giants, and together they have four children.

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