Hello, Ms. Kolman!
Name: Patricia "P.J." Kolman
Department/Job: Development — Major Gifts Officer
Previous job(s): Director of Alumni Relations at Isidore Newman School in New Orleans
Something about Brearley that appealed to you: The opportunity to work at an all-girls school and within a community of students and colleagues who love learning and strive for excellence.
Favorite food (sweet, savory, etc.): Definitely savory—my favorite food is any variety of sandwich.
Coffee or tea (or neither): a giant cold brew coffee
Favorite music/band: Far too many to list, but after looking at my "Recently Played" playlist a few obvious choices include Bruce Springsteen, Dolly Parton and Kacey Musgraves.
Favorite thing about working in New York: walking to work and living in a diverse city with the best of culture, food and entertainment at your fingertips
Hobbies: swimming, going for walks, cooking and reading
Fun fact(s) about you: I spend my weekends in the summer as an ocean rescue lifeguard in New Jersey and compete in lifeguard tournaments around the state.