About Patrick Haggerty
Patrick Haggerty has seen Gala/Benefits from every possible angle. His father was the CEO of a Fortune 500 company, so he attended auctions with his family. He is the product of private schools as are his two children. He has sat in the same chairs as your guests, heard every type of auctioneer possible and seen many sets of platform skills. He has served on auction committees at his children’s schools and knows the decision-making process that makes auctions successful.
He knows your guests are there to support their children, school, hospital, or cause which allows him to connect with your guests to make them better bidders.
Pat is a 30 year plus veteran of the Washington, DC media and political worlds. He has been the Press Secretary to three Members of Congress, was an Advanceman for a U.S. Senate campaign. As a frequent guest of The Larry King Show and a political news consultant for ABC Television’s Good Morning America he is respected by his peers. He covers Congress, the federal agencies and the White House as a journalist.
He also is a motivational speaker and speech coach. His speech coaching skills are featured in the movie BORAT where he attempts to assist Borat with his joke-telling skills. You might remember him trying to teach Borat the “...NOT!...” joke.
Pat and his wife of keep homes in both the Washington, DC area and Pinehurst, NC and have two grown children.
Partial List of Clients
Arthritis Foundation of Indiana
Blessed Sacrament School
Suburban Hospital Foundation
Juvenile Diabetes Research Assn.
Maryland Therapeutic Riding
Holy Redeemer Home School Assn.
Bell Multi-Cultural High School
Washington Latin Charter School
St. Jane de Chantal Home/School Assn.
Montessori School of Northern Virginia
The Harbor School
Woolly Mammoth Theatre
St. Mary's School
St. Catherine of Sienna School
Bethesda Big Tain Baseball Club
Mental Health Assn. of Frederick County