Pamela Ackert graduated in 1992 from The School of Education at Southwest Texas State University. Pamela worked at Robert E. Lee Elementary School as a 2nd and 3rd grade teacher for two years before moving to New York City. She then worked at Lane Capital Management as an associate to the president for 6 years before having her first child. Although Pamela has not practiced professionally for 23 years, she works part time at Spark Learning teaching PE, Music and Art to pre-school and Kindergarten children as well as working on many other community service endeavors. Pamela lives in Austin and is the proud parent of two children, George, a graduate of the University of Texas McCombs School of Business, and Victoria, a senior at the University of Texas College of Liberal Arts. She enjoys CrossFit, scuba diving, traveling, and reading.