Pamela Tolf, SHRM-SCP

Manager, Human Resources
Pamela Tolf, SHRM-SCP


Society for Human Resources Management

SHRM Northern Virginia Chapter


BIS in Human Resources, Human Resource Management, George Mason University

Certified Society for Human Resources Management Senior Professional (SHRM-SCP)

Pamela is an Operations and HR professional with 27+ years of experience, 19 of which were at Starbucks Corporation in several HR and operations leadership roles. She has a bachelor’s degree in HR management from George Mason University and she is a Society for Human Resources Management Senior Certified Professional. She is also a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and a Radiant Body Yoga 200 hours certified teacher.
In all her roles, Pamela made a significant and positive impact on the organizations she worked for by creating a conducive work environment where people always come first. She is passionate about consulting, coaching, inspiring, and developing others to reach their potential and be their personal best. She understands and appreciates each individual for who they are as human beings, notices the unique characteristics in each of them and leverages this to bring out their best. She espouses servant leadership and aspires to practice its principles in all her words and deeds (be genuine, be accepting, be vulnerable, be useful, and be present).
Pamela is an active participant in self-help programs and mentors women to overcome hardships and learn to live life on life’s terms. She is a lifelong learner and stays motivated by acquiring new knowledge and developing new skills. She enjoys reading and is an avid listener of podcasts, with NPR’s Hidden Brain and the Moth Radio Hour being two of her favorites. She loves music and has eclectic taste in different genres ranging from Bach and Beethoven to Pink Floyd. Pamela grew up in India and this experience gives her an appreciation of and curiosity about all cultures. She has travelled widely. She practices yoga and has a daily spiritual practice to stay centered and grounded. She lives in VA with her husband, Bob and their two dogs, Stella and Deedee, who she enjoys walking on a regular basis.