Pam Perry Selected as AZ Big Media Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

July 6, 2023

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Pam Perry

Pam Perry, senior associate dean of Eller programs, was recently named as one of AZ Big Media’s 2023 Most Influential Women in Arizona Business

The Most Influential Women in Arizona Business are chosen from a group of more than 1,900 women under consideration and are selected by an editorial board that consists of 12 past Most Influential Women.

All award winners will be honored at a dinner on August 17 at Chateau Luxe in Phoenix, Arizona.

“I was always an involved student and loved learning.  When I was young, I often played school and business. I never realized that my future would involve a career in higher education,” says Perry.

For 26 years Perry served as the leader for the Eller College of Management’s Undergraduate Program. She is responsible for developing outcomes for the “Eller Experience” including developing unique student experiences, hands on competitions, an alumni interview process for professional admissions, developing a career resources team and working with a team to expand McClelland Hall to now include the Professional Development Center and Collaboration Hub. In 2019 Pam became the senior associate dean for Eller’s MBA Programs (Full-time, Online, Professional, Evening, Executive) with programs in Chandler, Phoenix and Tucson. She is responsible for managing admissions/recruitment, an excellent MBA Eller Experience and engaging alumni with the program.  She prides herself on collaboration with faculty members, staff, corporate partners, employers, alumni and friends of the College as they are integral to the success of Eller students.

This May, Perry was recognized by the University of Arizona with the top staff award for excellence, the Billy Joe Varney Award, for inclusive excellence, service to the community, going above and beyond in her career and a long time passion for the University of Arizona.