Alyssa Perez Leal

Senior Associate

Associate, Education, Executive Search, Higher Education

Alyssa has worked in higher education throughout her career. Prior to launching a career in executive search, she began as an admissions fellow at her undergraduate alma mater and worked in admissions offices for institutions private and public, domestic and international throughout the East Coast.

With a Master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education, Alyssa continues to serve Penn as an Education Alumni Association board member. In addition to her knowledge of higher education, Alyssa has experience as a project manager for a CRM and healthcare IT company. 

She is bilingual in Spanish and English. 


MSEd, Higher Education Administration
University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education

BA, Religion and Political Science
Colgate University