Pamela J. Gardner

Director since 2005


Ms. Gardner has served as the CEO with Your Mind at Work since January 2013, a consulting firm that focuses on refining company cultures, training executives in effective communication strategies, aligning corporate goals and coaching professionals in leadership. She spent 24 seasons with the Houston Astros Baseball Club, serving her last 11 years as President, Business Operations for Houston McLane Company d/b/a Houston Astros Baseball Club. Ms. Gardner began her career with the Houston Astros in 1989 as Director of Communications, was promoted to Vice President of Marketing in 1996, then promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales and Marketing in 1999. She served in that role until becoming President in 2001. She retired as President in January 2012, but continued to provide advisory services to the ownership group throughout 2012.


Audit; Nominating and Corporate Governance.


B.S. in psychology and vocational rehabilitation from the University of Wisconsin-Stout.


Serves on the Executive Committee of Central Houston, Inc., a not-for-profit organization concerned with urban planning, economic development, transportation issues, public safety, governmental affairs and cultural and entertainment programs in Houston; Board member of the Harris County Houston Sports Authority, overseeing property and funds of Houston sports facilities; served on the University of Houston Hobby School of Public Policy Advisory Board; and served as Chairman of the Mayor’s program to end chronic homelessness in Houston.