Brian Ruggiero joined NYU Stern School of Business in July 2016 as Director of Relationship Management in the Office of Career Development. Brian leads a team that partners with employers across industries on their campus talent strategies and provides students with the access and education they need to be successful in their job search.
Prior to NYU, Brian was with American Express for twelve years in successive roles within HR and Marketing. Most recently, he served as the Vice President of Global Campus Recruitment at American Express where he led a global team of 22 people to create and deliver campus recruiting programs for multiple lines of business. He helped lead the transformation of the company's campus strategy across school selection, employer branding, diversity, and assessment initiatives. Under his leadership, American Express expanded into new campus talent segments in engineering, digital marketing and design.
Brian began his career as Associate Education Director of Trinity Repertory Company, a regional theater in Providence, RI, bringing arts education to underserved communities across Southeastern New England.