Pamela Carter is new board chair at Nashville Symphony

Posted on: September 29, 2020

The Nashville Symphony has announced the election of PAMELA CARTER as chair of its Board of Directors and the addition of fifteen new members to the Board. A litigator, securities law prosecutor, and law partner, Carter was elected attorney general for the state of Indiana in 1992, making her the first woman and African American to hold that position there, as well as the first African American woman in the United States to be elected to that position. She later served as vice president, general counsel, and corporate secretary of Cummins Inc. In 2005, she became president of Cummins Filtration and finally president of Cummins Distribution Business, making her the first woman to run one of the four business units at Cummins. Carter serves on the boards of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, where she serves as chair of the Human Resources and Compensation Committee; Enbridge Inc., where she chairs the Governance Committee; and Broadridge Financial Solutions, where she serves as chair of the Audit Committee.