Pam Abide

Pam AbidePam Abide is an entrepreneur and investor who operated her own service/retail business for 17 years in both the Mandeville and Metairie communities of Louisiana. Pam believes in nurturing strong business relationships that creates a win-win for all parties involved. As a confident, driven professional who reacts quickly to opportunities that produce yield high returns, Pam focuses upon project development and acquisitions. She has successfully completed numerous investment and real estate transactions within the Greater New Orleans and Southeastern regions. Pam’s admiration for New Orleans has compelled her to serve as a driving force in the economic renaissance and resurgence of New Orleans.

Her extensive network of contacts has allowed Pam to partner with some of the most respected and experienced people in the real estate industry, producing more than $1 billion dollars of real estate development experience. Pam and her business partners successfully collaborate to manage the complexities of real estate developments. Her vast knowledge of finance, design, environmental, zoning and execution has made her a recognized leader in leader in the business community. Additionally, Pam is a Managing Partner of Paragon Business Capital., which is a firm that provides alternative financing, commonly known as Factoring, for small and mid-size businesses who want to increase business revenue and profitability.

Ms. Abide hails from Birmingham, Alabama, and has resided in Louisiana for more than 30 years. She is a graduate of the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa with a Bachelor of Arts specializing in the field of Communications. As a resident of St. Tammany Parish for more than 27 years Ms. Abide has supported civic organizations such as the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce and St. Tammany Economic Development Foundation. She is the proud mother of two grown children, Kimberly and Christopher.