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Patrick Perrella

Director, Career Development


276F Mendoza College of Business
Notre Dame, IN 46556





Patrick Perrella is the director of MBA Career Development in the Mendoza College of Business. In this capacity, he is responsible for career development activities for the full-time MBA program, Executive MBA program, MSB program, and services to alumni. This includes both maintaining relationships with employers and providing career planning and training to Mendoza students and alumni. Additionally, he is responsible for the Mendoza Corporate Partners program and serves as advisor to the MBA Black Graduates in Management Club. Prior to joining Notre Dame, Patrick had a 12-year international banking career with Citi, which involved extensive global travels. During this time, he served as president of the Notre Dame Club of New York, as well as a member of the Notre Dame Alumni Association Board of Directors. In June of 2007, Patrick returned to Notre Dame to join the MBA Program team. He received his MBA in finance and marketing from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University and his bachelor degree in architecture from Notre Dame. Patrick currently chairs the board of trustees of the National Art Museum of Sport in Indianapolis, Ind.; represents Notre Dame on the Corporate Advisory Board of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs; and is a member of the RecSolu Career Services Advisory Group. In February 2013, The Notre Dame Club of New York honored Patrick with the Reverend Michael J. Shea Award (Person of the Year), recognizing Patrick’s efforts on behalf of Notre Dame, both on campus and in New York City.