Bio

Patrick J. Hall (Pat) has more than 30 years experience as Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer of two large not-for-profit organizations and President of his own company, The Capital Group, L.L.C. Pat Hall possesses a strong professional and educational background in association management evidenced by the achievement of the Certified Association Executive designation from the American Society for Association Executives. Hall's association management skills are concentrated in the areas of communications, government relations, coalition building, public relations, administration and training. Pat Hall's government relations experience includes drafting, tracking and advocating for meaningful legislation as well as preparation and presentation of oral and written testimony before legislative committees, regulatory agencies and constituency groups. Hall has extensive knowledge in public personnel administration and labor/management issues including public employee healthcare and retirement benefits. Hall also has vast knowledge of election processes and the modern techniques for successful campaigns. Hall has developed excellent working relations with the print and broadcast media and has spoken extensively across the state of Oklahoma to civic and professional organizations. Pat Hall is also an owner/partner of two clothing stores, Austin's in Altus, Oklahoma. Since 1996 Hall has owned these two retail clothing stores.

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Professional History

THE CAPITAL GROUP, L.L.C.
Managing Member
August 1999 to Present
Manage a multi-faceted consulting firm that specializes in public relations, government relations, political campaign management, communications, board and media relations, and not-for-profit association management.
AUSTIN'S, L.L.C.
Partner
January, 1996 to Present
Owner of Lady Austin's and Austin's Fine Menswear in Altus Oklahoma.
THE CARL ALBERT FOUNDATION, INC.
President/Chief Executive Officer
February 1996 to December 1999
Responsible for administration of the educational foundation; fund-raising; directing the Institute for Progress, the research arm of the Foundation; and the creation of a leadership academy for young Oklahomans.
OKLAHOMA DEMOCRATIC PARTY
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
February 1996 to August 1999
Responsible for administration of the Party in accordance with the organization’s bylaws and policies. Developed and coordinated statewide campaign strategy; fund-raising; and campaign management. Served as liaison to elected officials, coalitions, organizations and the media.
OKLAHOMA PUBLIC EMPLOYEES ASSOCIATION
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
March 1980 to January 1996
Managed all aspects of a 12,000 member, statewide, not-for-profit association, including budgeting, personnel administration, membership recruitment, training, board relations, communications and government relations. Served as the lobbyist and principal spokesperson for the association.
UNITED STATES ARMY
Captain, Military Police Corps
June 1974 to October 1977
Served as military police company grade officer, platoon leader, special weapons and tactics (SWAT) team commander and Military Police Investigations commander.

 

Education

Masters in Public Administration, University of Oklahoma, 1980
Bachelor of Science in Education, Southwest Missouri State University, 1974

 

Professional Membership & Activities

 
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES (ASAE)
Positions held in the professional organization for over 20,000 association managers; Executive Committee Vice-Chair, Board Member, Membership Development Committee Chair, A-PAC Vice-Chair, Legislative Committee Chair, and assignments to various other committees and task forces.
Member of ASAE Fellows, a recognition given to only 150 association executives since the award was created in 1986.
AMERICAN SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES FOUNDATION
Position held: Member, Board of Directors
OKLAHOMA SOCIETY OF ASSOCIATION EXECUTIVES           
Position held: President, Board Member, Membership Committee Chair, and Treasurer
ROTARY INTERNATIONAL
Position held: President, Board Member, Sooner Club, Norman, Oklahoma
LEADERSHIP NORMAN
LEADERSHIP OKLAHOMA
 
AMERICAN LEGION
Lifetime Member
DISABLED AMERICAN VETERANS
Lifetime Member

 

State Government Committies, Task Forces And Commissions

University of Oklahoma Political Communications Advisory Council
Oklahoma Child Care Advisory Task Force
Oklahoma State Employee Assistance Program Advisory Committee
Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System Coalition
State and Education Employees Group Health Insurance Legislative Task Force
Oklahoma State Employees Flexible Benefits Advisory Council
Oklahoma Board on Legislative Compensation
Oklahoma Council for Executive Branch Reorganization

 

Client List

American Cancer Society
Oklahoma Center for Orthopedic & Multi-Specialty Surgery
Phillips Murrah, P.C.
Oklahoma Psychiatric Physicians
LegalShield
Consulate General of Japan, Houston
Whetsel for Oklahoma County Sheriff
The Oklahoma Propane Dealers Association
Black Cat Warehouse (Fireworks)
Oklahoma State Medical Association
Chesapeake Energy Corporation
Cox Communications
CompSource Oklahoma
TransCanada