Hayley is the founder and President of Clear Thoughts Foundation (CTF). Her commitment to CTF is visionary, but her passion for non-profits is deeply rooted through an extensive non-profit background, most notable as a Board of Directors with the Pauline Auberle Foundation (www.auberle.org) for over ten years. Hayley is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University and also studied abroad at Manchester University in England. She is an active volunteer in several community organizations, as well as her church. Professionally, she is the founder and President of HDJ + Associates, Inc. (www.hdjassociates.com), a full-service professional employment solutions firm. HDJ + Associates, Inc. has consistently been ranked one of the Top Five Recruiting Firms in Pittsburgh.
Hayley can be counted among the “who’s who” in the Pittsburgh business scene as well. She is the co-founder and managing director of “PENS” (Pittsburghers who Educate, Network and Support), a local networking group. She has been honored with the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette’s Community Champion award, as well as the Pittsburgh Business Times’ Fast Tracker award. Hayley was chosen to be a keynote speaker at the Penn State Professional Women’s Network of New York and has been a frequent co-host and guest speaker at Entrepreneurial Thursdays, a weekly networking event for Pittsburgh entrepreneurs.
Hayley is also a sports enthusiast , who has run five marathons and competed in over ten triathlons. Her interests range from competitive team sports to more extreme activities, including sky diving and white water kayaking.
Hayley is happily married and above all, her pride and joy is a being a mother to her two beautiful children, Chloe and Trent.