MBA Focus and ROMBA Expand Partnership to Allow for Year-Round Recruitment of LGBT MBA Students

Reaching Out MBA (ROMBA), an organization that educates, inspires, and connects LGBT MBA students in the United States, has expanded its partnership with MBA Focus, the leading provider of MBA recruitment technology, to connect it’s job-seeking candidates to more diverse employment opportunities. As expanded partners, ROMBA has adopted the full Global Talent System (GTS) recruitment management and career service software, streamlining their processes and further connecting their members to leading MBA employers around the world.

“Our annual conference remains a focal point of our organization, but with the Global Talent System, we can facilitate more opportunities for our students year-round,” says Matt Kidd, Executive Director of Reaching Out MBA. “The recent growth of our partnership with MBA Focus has created more ways than ever for employers to connect with LGBT MBAs before and after the conference. We look forward to the long-term benefits of these new recruitment avenues, and the added value for our job-seeking candidates.”

The MBA Focus ( network provides each of its 87 graduate business school and professional association partners with visibility to more than 2,000 employers that use the MBA Focus recruitment technology annually. These partnerships not only provide their students with more diverse and quality career opportunities, but the technology also supports their entire, year-round MBA recruitment process, including job boards, resume books, event scheduling, and office automation needs.

“With each new professional association partner, we’re providing our employer network with additional business leadership talent for their diversity recruitment initiatives. On the other side of our business, we’re constantly working towards expanding our corporate partners in order to better serve our school and professional association partners,” explains Jack Gainer, CEO of MBA Focus. “Our connections throughout the talent acquisition industry spread far and wide, and we’re pleased to see ROMBA further benefiting from this valuable network as a full GTS partner.”

Other MBA Focus professional association partners currently include Asian MBA (AMBA), Forté Foundation, MLT (Management Leadership for Tomorrow), and The Consortium for Graduate Student in Management (CGSM).