About Patricia Hurley
Pat Hurley is the President of the company bearing her name, Patricia Hurley & Associates, a leading strategic fundraising and event management firm located in Chicago. Founded in 1986, PJH & Associates, Inc. has coordinated hundreds and hundreds of creative, memorable and successful fundraising events of every size and scale. Pat grew up in the Chicago suburb of Park Ridge and graduated from Indiana University with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Her early career was political fundraising in Indiana, Washington, DC and Illinois. She credits that early background for her instinctual understanding of the asking process which has allowed her to become a valuable resource and trusted partner to many leaders in the Chicago corporate and not-for-profit communities.
Fun Facts about Patricia
Favorite Color: Green, of course.
Favorite Restaurant: Allium at the Four Seasons Hotel Chicago – love the setting and the food!
Favorite Music: Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Hobbies: Gardening, hiking and travel.
If I could travel anywhere, I would go to…The list is endless - always up for another grand adventure. Over the last few years, I have hiked the rainforests of Borneo, trekked mountain gorillas in Africa, rode camels in Morocco, and snorkeled in the Galapagos. Hard-telling where I will end up this year!