Loyola University Chicago

Loyola Business Leadership Hub

Housed in the Quinlan School of Business

Amy Dinkar Patel

Amy Patel has 20 years of experience in commercial banking covering Chicago markets. She served in many Sr. leadership roles in the areas of Commercial Banking, Affluent Wealth, Treasury and Investments with a proven record of success in developing and scaling product and technology in diversified industries and mass market acquisition strategies. Exacting leader in transforming entire lines of businesses into sound, efficient and profitable enterprises. Adept at identifying market trends, managing risk and originating marketing initiatives and deep industry knowledge to maintain long term client loyalty and sustainable revenue models. Provides innovative leadership and consulting in developing new markets across the national footprint for diversified industries. A relational leader, with an ability to build relationships with key stakeholders. Successfully develop and empower those around her to achieve a high level of performance and lasting success.

She earned a degree in Behavioural Science and Economics from Northwestern University. She is a frequent speaker at the WBDC, NAWBO and supports women’s entrepreneurial initiatives throughout Chicago.

Amy lives in the West Loop with her husband, Vimal, and son, Narayan. They enjoy traveling, playing golf, skiing and are food and movie enthusiasts.