Pamela Valvano Strasser

Chairwoman
The V Foundation for Cancer Research

Pamela Valvano Strasser was the wife of the late legendary basketball coach Jim Valvano and is the mother of their three daughters, Nicole, Jamie and LeeAnn. Born and raised in New York, she married Jim after he graduated from Rutgers University. They eventually made their home together in North Carolina.

Valvano serves as the Chairwoman of the V Foundation for Cancer Research and also sits on the Board of Directors of the Jimmy V Celebrity Golf Classic.