Universum Acquires Campus Strategic Partners LLC

Top Quote Universum is pleased to announce the acquisition of Campus Strategic Partners LLC. Vicki Lynn and John Flato from CSP are pleased to join the Universum family. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) October 28, 2011 - Lynn and Flato bring a combined 40 plus years of industry experience to the company, and will be integral in Universum's strategic growth in 2012.

    John and Vicki have led large scale campus recruiting programs as well as serving as career services directors at prestigious universities, and leverage these unique talents and industry best practices with their clients.

    "We are extremely excited to join forces with Campus Strategic Partners and add the expertise of Vicki and John. Their significant industry experience will allow Universum to continue its strong growth," Chris Cordery, director of Americas, said.

    Lynn joins Universum as senior vice president, responsible for global business development and expanding global client relationships. As a former principal at Campus Strategic Partners, she has more than twenty years experience in corporate HR and university leadership roles. Lynn also provided consulting to multi-national firms for seven years, most recently as Vice President of Research and Consulting at Vault.com, a career information internet company.

    "My clients are leaders in their respective industries and compete globally for the best talent," said Lynn. "In periods of global volatility and uncertainty, employers who want to attract the best talent must differentiate their employer brand to compete for the best talent. We joined forces with Universum because they are the global leader in differentiating employer brands."

    Flato joins Universum as vice president of consulting. In this role, he will advise clients on the design, implementation and improvement of their campus recruiting and relations efforts. Flato has won a number of awards for his work, is a frequent speaker at conferences and brings subject matter expertise to better serve both employer and university clients

    "I am really pleased to be part of the Universum family," said Flato. "Universum has a great reputation and this consolidation will continue to provide much needed value-added services to current and prospective clients."

    Flato and Lynn will join Universum in its new office in New York City and will provide leadership and new perspectives to Universum, the global leader in employer branding. Their knowledge and experience will help Universum continue to bridge the gap between students, universities and employers through research, consulting and media solutions.

    About Universum: Universum is the global leader in employer branding. Our mission is to be a global meeting place for talent and employers. We offer services and products that help employers attract, recruit and retain ideal talent while helping talent learn about ideal employers


    Christopher Campellone
    Christopher.Campellone ( @ ) UniversumUSA dot com

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