The Citadel

The Military College of South Carolina


Patrick J. Manna, MBA

Pat Manna holds a B.S. degree in Marketing from Fordham University and a MBA from New York University. After graduation, Pat served as an Air Force Officer working on the B-1 production contract on-site with North American Rockwell in Los Angeles. After his separation from active duty, Pat began his marketing career with The Colgate-Palmolive Company in NYC as a product manager on various Colgate brands. Pat then joined Gillette, Kenyon & Eckerd Advertising, Standard Brands, and Nabisco Brands culminating with being VP of Marketing for the Planters Division for Nabisco.

In 1986, Pat embarked on a very successful entrepreneurial career in the In-Store Media and Advertising Industry. Additionally, Pat started and developed companies in both the United States and Abroad.

Pat is currently an adjunct professor at The Citadel School of Business where he was appointed as the Entrepreneur in Residence. Pat also serves on The Citadel's Advisory Board, Chairs the Mentor Association, as well as leads the Bulldog Business Bowl Competition - The Citadel campus-wide business plan competition.

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Contact Information:

Bond Hall #274

Telephone: 843.697-6664
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M.B.A., New York University
B.S., Fordham University

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