Jay Robie joins Babson with extensive Relationship Management expertise across a broad range of companies from start-ups to Fortune 500 within multiple industries including Healthcare & Life Sciences, and Education to name a few. With an MBA from Boston College in Marketing & Entrepreneurship, he has spent a majority of his career at the intersection of business and education.
Jay was formerly the VP of Business Development for the Corporate and Education channels of the SmartTrack™ Toolkit online programs and Director of Student Services & Admissions programs for College Planning Strategies. Jay has worked as an Admissions Counselor for Beaver Country Day School, St. Lawrence University, and in the Graduate Admissions office at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management. These experiences involved recruiting prospective students, interviewing candidates, building external industry relationships and providing recommendations to the admissions committee.
Additionally, Jay spent four years placing students into paid internships as the Director of the Corporate Internship Program at Notre Dame High School—a member of the Cristo Rey Network. He helped to develop the curriculum for the summer training program to better prepare students for their job assignments and recruited companies throughout the Merrimack Valley region to become strategic corporate partners. Jay has also consulted for Road to College as an Admissions Consultant, helping college bound families with the admissions process including: essay brainstorming and editing, mock interviewing, and the strategic selection and analysis of colleges for the application process.
Since 2007, Jay has been a volunteer coach in his hometown of Holliston across a wide range of sports including, soccer, lacrosse and, basketball and actively participates in various fundraising events throughout the year including The Ride for Food, The Ride to End Alzheimer’s & SquashBuster’s Mash-Up tournament.