Founded in 1989For more than 20 years, the Hayes Group has planned and executed countless successful events from large-scale galas and conferences, to nationwide public relations outreach and strategic fundraising campaigns.
The firm's success began when founder Leslie Hayes, the wife of former Louisiana Member of Congress Jimmy Hayes, put her connections in the D.C. political arena to work. Since then, Hayes Group has coordinated events involving more than half of the U.S. Congress, as well as U.S. Presidents, Vice Presidents, First Ladies, Cabinet Officials, diplomats, corporate executives, celebrities, sports figures and media personalities.
The tradition of successful high-level events continues today, with a team of seasoned professionals bringing an array of talents to each project. Hayes’ specialties include expert VIP acquisition and management, knowledge of military and political protocol, innovative fundraising and committee support, and original Public Relations outreach programs.