Arthur J. Hurley, III, '15 (Hon.), is President of Arthur J. Hurley Company, Inc., located in the Roxbury section of Boston. Established in 1929 by Mr. Hurley's grandfather Arthur J. Hurley, Sr., the company is a family owned and operated distributor of electrical wire and cable. The company serves a broad base of customers in the New England area that build and maintain electrical systems for use in the construction, transit, power generation, and the utility distribution industries. Its cable and wire products are used in airports, train and mass transit systems, convention and stadium facilities, tunnels and bridges, office buildings and the electric power grids of New England.
Mr. Hurley, who joined the family business in 1974, has helped carry on the success of Arthur J. Hurley Company by adhering to the exemplary operating principles established by his grandfather and father. The company is committed to demonstrating superior product knowledge, providing the best possible customer service, earning business through hard work, and showing respect and integrity to customers and professional colleagues.
As President, Mr. Hurley has been instrumental in the expansion of the business to its current capacity. The company's continued success necessitated the move to a larger head office and warehouse at 2500 Washington Street in 1989, and the subsequent acquisition of additional warehouse space for inventory. He has established contacts throughout the cable manufacturing industry to further expand the range of items always in stock and provide a wider selection of selection of products. In addition, Mr. Hurley oversaw the expansion of his company's work force, adding additional machines and building a fleet of trucks so as to better serve the needs of an increasingly demanding customer base.
Mr. Hurley serves on Mayor Thomas M. Menino's Dudley Vision Advisory Task Force in Roxbury. He is a member of the University Club of Boston, and has been an active supporter of and contributor to The Italian Home for Children and the Roxbury Boys & Girls Club.
A resident of Charlestown, Mr. Hurley is a 1973 graduate of Belmont Hill School, and attended Wentworth Institute of Technology and Bentley College.
Mr. Hurley is an avid sports and racing fan and enjoys spending time on Cape Cod.