Passion Hayes

Submitted by jd0307 on Wed, 06/12/2024 - 11:59am
Graduation Year: 
'98

Headshot of Passion Hayes Passion Hayes (’03 M.P.A), Addison, is deputy city manager of the town of Addison. She received the Human Resources Professional of the Year Award of Distinction from the Texas Human Resources Management Association. She previously led Addison’s human resources department for more than 15 years; served as president of the Public Sector Human Resources Association – Texas Chapter in 2022; and won the North Dallas Chamber of Commerce Human Resources Professional of the Year Award in 2017. Under her direction, the Addison Addvocates volunteer program was implemented to provide an opportunity for civic engagement for residents and the business community. Passion also established the town’s leadership development program called NextUP!.