Matt Patella works with the Advancement Marketing Services (AMS) team at EAB. As one of the firm’s partnership developers Matt is responsible for introducing new partners to the work of AMS. His goal and the goal of the whole AMS team is to help schools across the country grow their donors, dollars, and pipeline.
Starting his career as a Director of Development for a University in Washington, D.C. Matt understands the ups and downs of higher education fundraising. When he is not on the road for work Matt enjoys traveling with his wife and is on the board of two non-profits working of course as their fundraising chair.
Matt earned a B.A. in History from The Catholic University of America, then went on to study Political Science for an M.A. at Boston College where he was a fellow in the Clough Center for Constitutional Democracy. Matt then returned to The Catholic University of America for a M.S. in Business Analysis.