Norfolk, Va. — February 16, 2010 — announced it has named Claudia Sampson as its Vice President of Diversity and Leadership Development. Sampson will be tasked with developing online diversity recruiting and retention seminars for corporate HR managers. She will also lead MBA Admissions Consulting and Executive Coaching Services for

“This important addition rounds out our value proposition,” says Owen Griffin, CEO of “We now provide admissions consulting to future MBA students, access to career opportunities for MBA professionals and students and diversity services for our corporate partners. Claudia’s successes as an Assistant Director of Admissions for a top tier business program and as a diversity leader at several companies make her a perfect fit.”

Speaking about this assignment, Sampson commented, “ represents an exciting platform for extending the reach of my passion for corporate diversity at the MBA level. I am also eager to begin providing our members with unique content and opportunities for personal coaching and admissions consulting.”

In prior roles, Sampson led successful diversity and inclusion initiatives at multinational companies. She’s served as a Director of Diversity, Women’s Initiatives and Work Life Balance at Deloitte & Touche, where she successfully implemented and directed Diversity Awareness training for over 800 employees including senior managers and executives. Sampson also held leadership positions in experienced hires diversity sourcing and campus recruiting at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Pfizer, Inc. Sampson also served as Assistant Director of Admissions for Columbia Business School and was the Lead MBA Coach for Management Leadership for Tomorrow. Clients of her coaching practice include multiple Fortune 500 companies as well as the Career Services Offices of several top ten MBA programs.

About is the leading online career community for talented diversity job candidates. Beyond hosting a database of MBA level jobs, provides diversity branding opportunities for companies, governments and non-profits committed to diversity recruiting. Its tools for job seekers include job alerts, online job applications, employer profiles and career coaching services. Based in Norfolk, Virginia, serves over 3,300 MBA job seekers representing a wide range of professional backgrounds, industries and minority groups. In 2009, it instituted an annual scholarship program to reward the efforts of talented minority MBA students. For more information, visit or email e-mail protected from spam bots.


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