P.J. Hogan is a principal at Cornerstone Government Affairs, a bipartisan government relations consulting firm with locations in 11 states and Washington. He came to the firm in 2015, when he was made a co-lead of the firm’s Annapolis office.
Hogan’s expertise lies in economic development, education, budget and appropriations, tax policy and technology and telecommunications related matters.
From 1994 to 2007, Hogan served as a Maryland state senator, representing District 39. His work at the Senate led to the establishment of the Universities at Shady Grove, where he served as a founding member of USG’s Board of Advisors.
Hogan’s advocacy for higher education in the Senate and his work for USG led him to be appointed as the University System of Maryland’s associate vice chancellor for government relations, a position he held until joining Cornerstone.
What’s is the most important life lesson you learned?
To find an issue that is important and work hard to make it happen. Hard work and dedication have proven to be the key life lesson. You must make the choice to take the chance if you want anything in life to change.
What do you do for fun and why?
I get the most enjoyment out of working on home improvement and construction projects because I love working with my hands and producing something new and tangible.