Patrick T. "Pat" Perrella
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Executive Director
Daniels Career Services
Patrick Perrella

Biography at a Glance

Patrick Perrella is the Executive Director of Career Services in the Daniels College of Business. In this capacity, he is responsible for career development activities for all undergraduate and graduate students in the college, with the exception of hospitality and professional programs, as well as career services for Daniels’ alumni. This includes both maintaining relationships with employers and providing career planning and training to Daniels students and alumni.

Prior to joining Daniels, Patrick was at the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame for eight years where he led graduate career services. Prior to his academic career, Patrick had a 12-year international banking career with Citi, which involved extensive global travel. 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. Patrick currently chairs the board of trustees of the National Art Museum of Sport in Indianapolis, Ind., and represents Daniels on the Corporate Advisory Board of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, which he co-chairs.


Patrick 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.

Awards and Honors

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.