Mendoza School of Business


Ryan Retartha

Director of Alumni Programs
The Notre Dame MBA
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  • Biography

As Director of Alumni Relations, Ryan is responsible for developing alumni engagement programming designed to provide opportunities for connection, service and professional development to enhance loyalty and support to the entire Mendoza community. He manages the graduate alumni advisory board and provides support for Mendoza career services, experiential learning, and admissions and recruitment. Reporting to the dean, Ryan closely collaborates with the associate deans and all of the programs on their alumni priorities, as well as with the Notre Dame Alumni Association.

At Mendoza, Ryan previously served in operations and business development roles in the Executive Education unit. Prior to Mendoza, Ryan spent a decade in arts administration, with management positions at world-class organizations including Yale Repertory Theatre, the Wolf Trap Foundation, and the Goodman Theatre. Ryan is a 2007 Notre Dame graduate and also holds an MFA from Yale University.