Fall 2014 Alumni Speaker
John Perate is a 1996 graduate of Penn State University with a bachelor degree in Marketing and International Business. He is employed by Santander Bank as a Relationship Manager, VP Corporate Banking.
While attending Penn State Berks, Perate was an SGA representative for the freshman and sophomore classes and was a member of the Judicial Affairs Committee. At University Park, he participated in various finance and marketing clubs and was a member of the intermural Ice Hockey team. Currently, Perate is a South Mountain YMCA board member, the President of the Penn State Berks Alumni Society, and an ex-officio member of the Penn State Berks Advisory Board.
Perate is a life member of the Penn State Alumni Association and resides in Wyomissing, PA. with his wife Michelle Perate ’97 and two sons, Rocco and Dominic and a daughter, Gianna.