Strome Partners

Enterprising Partnerships for Academic Excellence

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The Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University provides innovative education through collaborative partnerships with businesses. Connecting real-world experiences with world-class faculty and research, the college offers specialized studies in areas such as maritime and supply chain management, business analytics, information sciences, government contracting, procurement, entrepreneurship, and traditional business disciplines to a diverse community of nearly 3,500 students and 25,000 alumni.

Our Partners

Join Strome Partners, the exclusive corporate circle of the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University. Membership in this select group transforms the academic experience by supporting scholarships, real-world learning, research, and initiatives enhancing business education. Established in 2014 by ODU alumnus Mark Strome and his family, Strome Partners offers customized access to faculty experts and resources, aiding your company's corporate goals and strategic decision-making. Elevate your partnership with us to expose students to essential strategies for success in today's competitive business world.

Membership & Benefits

Strome Partners members give and annual gift of $5,000 to the Strome College of Business for a term of five years ($25,000 total). This distinguished community of members represents regional and national partners uniquely aligned with the Strome College of Business to enjoy the following benefits:

Strome Partners ($25,000: $5,000 annual gift for five years)

  • Private lunch with Dean of the Strome College of Business
  • Custom tour and presentation for your company employees in the Gregory A. Lumsden Trading Room & Laboratory in the Strome College of Business and the Strome Entrepreneurial Center
  • Strategic employment and internship recruitment support
  • Invitations to College-sponsored special events including the State of the College Address
  • Access to renowned faculty experts and researchers related to your field of business
  • Recognition plaque for your company located on the Strome Partners Wall in the Strome College of Business
  • Representation at the Strome College of Business Career Symposium
  • Acknowledgement of support in all College-sponsored marketing and media materials
  • Opportunities to serve the College community in various leadership and advisory roles including student mentors, guest speakers, internship and experiential activity hosts, and board membership in one of the College's seven centers of study

With annual support, the Strome College of Business will continue advancing excellence in business education, while providing Strome Partners the unique opportunity to optimize outreach and collaboration with the integration of relevant faculty and student resources. It's and exciting time to be a part of business education and the Strome College of Business at Old Dominion University.

Thank you for your support.

Interested in Partnership?

Email Dr. Jeff Tanner if you're interested in becoming a partner.