Melissa Patterson ’98


Melissa is responsible for the recruitment of experienced professionals to Chicago Booth’s Executive MBA Program at the North America campus in Chicago. Melissa works with prospects and guides them through the application process. Melissa joined the Executive MBA Program in October 2013. Prior to her role at Chicago Booth, Melissa worked as an adjunct professor and academic advisor in the graduate business school at North Park. In addition, Melissa has held positions in corporate finance at RR Donnelley and in the International Division at United Airlines. Melissa earned her Bachelor’s degree from Miami University and a MBA from Chicago Booth.

Melissa shares her perspectives on Chicago Booth as both an alumna of the program and an Admissions Counselor by providing advice to prospective students and applicants.

Blog postings by Melissa Patterson ’98

How to Ace Your Chicago Booth Interview

In this Admissions Insights Series post, Melissa Patterson, Assistant Director of Admissions and Analytics, offers a "how-to" on preparing for your Chicago Booth interview. Read More »

Meet Us Where You Are

As an Admissions Counselor, one of my key responsibilities (not to mention my favorite job function) is interacting with you, our prospective students. We talk by phone and often exchange emails. Read More »