Theresa Hattar

Senior Account Executive
Class of 2007
Hattar, the first person in her family to earn a college degree, received an Associate of Arts degree in 2007 and a Bachelor of Arts in communication with a concentration in advertising and public relations at DePaul University in 2009. She currently works as a senior account executive for a Chicago publishing and marketing company that promotes Chicago tourism. While at Moraine Valley, Hattar was president of the Student Government Association and represented the college on the Illinois Board of Higher Education Student Advisory Committee. She also worked extensively at the forefront of student support for Moraine Valley’s expansion initiatives. She received the 2017 Leadership Award from the River North Business Association for her work with the Magnificent Mile Association’s holiday light display and annual Thanksgiving Day parade, as well as for her work with the Chicago Loop Alliance. Hattar has played an integral role in the planning and execution of the annual tourism and hospitality trade show at Navy Pier, which puts her efforts to showcase Chicago on a global stage.