Pam was born a bookworm and women's libber to a family of entertainers, Pentecostal ministers and athletes. If she hadn't had that Jones forehead all would have sworn she was adopted.
Wanting to be a fashion designer, professor, writer and most of all a mother she majored in philosophy and minored in fashion design at Stephens College in Missouri and then achieved a full ride to Harvard Divinity for graduate school.
Three weeks into her graduate studies a greater goal presented itself. She grabbed her books and belongings and headed west to live in a teepee with the Marlboro Man.
the late 70's, Colorado Springs was not a welcome place for young, black,
female entrepreneurs (what place was at that time?). With the help of
friends and family, she established a 20 year niche on the west side of
town. To her delight she became the mother she most wanted to be back
A divorce, a daughter and a few businesses later, Pam had the fortune of meeting Juliet in church. The Unitarian Church in downtown Colorado Springs hosted an Amendment 2 political rally and Juliet had come for a 12 Step meeting. Being the only two black people in the room, they were instantly drawn to one another.
learned her way around the entertainment business through osmosis while
working for her sister, Grace, in the mid 80's. She found the excesses
of the performing arts business more than she could handle. After returning
to Colorado Springs and buying the Body Scenter she swore she'd never
get involved in this business again. Well...never say never!
they connected immediately it took another three years for her to really
understand; JULIET is truly an extraordinary entertainer and athlete.
Pamela tossed her reservations to the side and in 1997 they founded ROGUE