Director of Development
Pat Hargest is the Director of Development. She joined the Executive Management Team in November, 2013, after having served on the Bradley Board of Directors for eight years. During her Board tenure, she served as both the Chair of the Nominating and Donor Relations Committees.
She is experienced in developing and managing comprehensive fund raising programs including annual giving, major gifts, capital campaigns, planned giving, events, and membership, funding diversification including individuals, foundations, corporations, United Way, and government sources; board development and interfacing with various board committees, prospecting, donor cultivation, stewardship, and solicitation, the development of donor communications including appeals, newsletters, grants, cases for support, scripts, as well as online fund raising.
Pat Hargest has held the role of Director of Development or Senior Development Officer at a range of diverse organizations including The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, and Pittsburgh Action Against Rape.
She is an active member of the community including: Association of Fund Raising Professionals (AFP), Board of Directors; AFP Professional Development Committee, Chair; AFP Mentoring Program, mentor; City of God Foundation, Board of Directors, Chair; Shadyside Hospital, Eucharistic minister; Sacred Heart Church, volunteer; Sisters of Saint Joseph, associate.