John flato

President, Consultant


2007 - Present

Campus Strategic Partners

Founder and President 

Campus recruiting consultant

2011 - 2017


Served as Vice President for Advisory Services and Vice President for Consulting

2004 - 2011


Founded a management consulting firm that assists companies with the design, improvement, and implementation of their campus recruiting program. This company was acquired in 2008 by Vault, Inc.

2003 - 2005

Georgetown University

Director of MBA Career Management Center

1997 - 2003

Ernst & Young/Capgemini

Director University Relations

1995 - 1997

CIGNA Corporation

Assistant Vice President, University Relations

1980 - 1995

Allied Signal

Director of University Relations

About Me

John has more than 25 years experience in the University Relations industry. He is extremely well networked and has been described as “the Kevin Bacon of campus recruiting.”

He has led the campus recruiting department for:

  • Ernst & Young and Capgemini (purchased E&Y Consulting)
  • AlliedSignal (Honeywell)
  • and also served as the Career Management Director for the Georgetown MBA program

John started a venture capital-backed consulting firm, EliteGraduateJobs, which was acquired by Vault in 2007.

John has written chapters in three books: Winning the War for College Talent; On Staffing, Advice and Perspectives from HR Leaders; and Outsourcing, the Definitive View.  He won numerous awards from the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) and the Employment Management Association. He taught at The Johns Hopkins University in the evening graduate school for six years. He also served on the Howard University MBA Advisory Board and the Board of Visitors and Governors at Washington College.

John graduated from Washington College with a BA in Sociology, The Catholic University of America with an MA in Higher Education Administration, and Loyola University of Maryland with an MBA.


UR&R Strategy Development
Liaison to University Career Centers
Company Startups
Public Speaking


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