Executive Recruiting Leader MBA Focus Appoints Jack Gainer as Chief Executive Officer

Sep 08, 2010, 08:00 ET from MBA Focus

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- MBA Focus, the leader in top MBA talent recruiting software, has announced the appointment of Jack Gainer as chief executive officer.    

Gainer brings nearly two decades of senior management experience, in both start-up and existing businesses, to MBA Focus. Previously, he was president and chief executive officer of O-Cedar Brands, Inc., a key member of the senior management team that took Drypers Corporation public, and CEO and founder of a highly successful personnel and staffing franchise. Gainer started his career at Ernst & Young, where he was a founding member of the Entrepreneurial Services Group.

"Jack stands out for his ability to lead companies in diverse industries – including recruiting – to their maximum potential," said Jonathan York, who sits on the MBA Focus board of directors. "He has the leadership credentials, business acumen and drive to take MBA Focus to the next level, strengthening its ability to serve its school partners and corporate customers."

"I am excited to join the MBA Focus team and build upon its successes as a technology innovator that transformed the way corporate recruiters source top business talent," said Gainer. "We are now focused on expanding our partnerships with the top business schools to continue to grow the pool of experienced hires, increase our value as a one-of-a-kind source of highly qualified candidates, and develop new products that advance our customers' ability to target the most qualified candidates for specific positions."

Gainer graduated with a bachelor of arts from Marietta College in Marietta, Ohio. He replaces Gregory Ruf, who was a founding partner of MBA Focus.

About MBA Focus:  Based in Columbus, Ohio, MBA Focus, www.mbafocus.com , is the leading provider of recruiting software that helps corporations source the world's top MBA school student and alumni talent. The company gives corporate recruiters access to the world's top graduate business school students and alumni with resume databases and job boards. MBA Focus partners with career services offices at the world's top graduate business schools – including 24 of the top 25 graduate business schools as ranked by U.S. News & World Report.


Jeanne Tranter

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