Full-Time MBA


Paolo Persico Class of 2016


ItalyUndergraduate school/major: I attended Fordham University and attained a bachelor's degree in applied accounting and finance.

Previous Industry: I spent six years in the Credit Risk group at Morgan Stanley covering LBO and M&A transactions in a variety of industries, including Healthcare/Pharmaceuticals, Transportation and Business Services.

Career plans:

Why did you choose to apply to and attend Booth? I chose Booth because I found that the culture and the people are a great fit for me. Additionally, I was attracted by the flexible curriculum that allows me to tailor my academic experience and expand my knowledge in new areas.

Activities: Member of the Corporate Management and Strategy Group, Operations Strategy Group, Soccer Club and Wine Club.

Use three adjectives to describe your experience at Chicago Booth: Collaborative, challenging and well-rounded.

Ask me about...: why I choose Chicago Booth, living in the US as a European, recruiting for corporate finance and corporate strategy roles, the application process, and which classes to take.

What city/country will you be in during the winter break? Novara, Italy