Smeal EMBA Ambassadors

Information on Penn State Smeal Executive MBA Ambassadors who are available to connect with prospective students to answer questions, offer advice and guidance, and provide insights from the perspective of a current student.

Smeal EMBA Ambassadors are available to connect with prospective students to answer questions, offer advice and guidance, and provide insights from the perspective of a current student. To connect with any of our ambassadors, simply click their email below.

Class of 2022 Smeal EMBA Ambassadors
Portrait Name/Bio/Email
Portrait of Tracy Panella.

Tracy Panella, Executive MBA Program, Class of 2022

Hometown: Abington, PA
Other Education: B.S. Environmental Science, Kutztown University; Master of Jurisprudence Health Law, Widener School of Law
Professional Background: Sr. Director External Manufacturing Quality, Medical Devices at Johnson & Johnson

Email: tlp5503@psu.edu

Portrait of Matthew Schrader.

Matthew Schrader, Executive MBA Program, Class of 2022

Hometown: West Chester, PA
Other Education: B.S. Aviation Management
Professional Background: Dir., Regional Logistics Northeast, Anheuser-Busch InBev

Email: Schrader@psu.edu

Class of 2023 Smeal EMBA Ambassadors
Portrait Name/Bio/Email

Mike Wallace, Executive MBA Program, Class of 2023

Hometown: Silver Spring, MD
Other Education: B.A. Telecommunications, Penn State
Professional Background: CEO of Free Life Ent. (Media & Entertainment)

Email: maw5430@psu.edu

Dana Wilson, Executive MBA Program, Class of 2023

Hometown: Montclair, NJ
Other Education: Bachelor of Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing, North Carolina University
Licenses & Certifications: FINRA Series 7,63,6, Columbia University Executive Education; Disrupting with Fintech, NYU School of Professional Studies; CFP Professional Program
Professional Background: Founder & CEO of CHIP (Changing How Individuals Prosper)

Email: dbw5512@psu.edu