About Sue Bhatia


Sue Bhatia immigrated to America from India in the 1980's. Recognizing a need for IT recruiting solutions, she founded Rose International in 1993. Sue Bhatia holds a bachelor's degree in Architectural Design from SPA, New Delhi, India, and a master's degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

Recognizing a need for IT recruiting solutions, Sue Bhatia founded Rose International in 1993. Under her leadership, Rose has become one of the fastest-growing and most successful firms in the staffing and recruiting industry in the United States. Today, Rose International has 20+ offices and service delivery centers in the U.S. and India, with thousands of associates across the country, and was named a Best Place to Work by Glassdoor in both 2019 and 2020.

In the Community

Sue Bhatia is committed to developing and promoting women and minority entrepreneurs around the world and Rose International is dedicated to building a stronger, more diverse labor force for the future. Currently, she serves on the Western Regional Minority Supplier Development Council's (WRMSDC) Advisory Board. Ms. Bhatia also serves on the National Minority Supplier Development Council's (NMSDC) Board of Directors and is the first female minority business owner to serve on the Board in this capacity. She also represented the minority business executives network at a White House Economic Summit in Washington D.C. and was named a "Woman of Distinction" for her deep commitment to breaking down barriers for women-owned businesses in the corporate and government supply chains. Ms. Bhatia is also a former member of the Forbes Business Development Council where she shared advice and insight for job seekers and business leaders to thrive in the evolving work landscape.


Sue Bhatia was named one of Fast Company's Top 25 Women Business Builders in North America. Ms. Bhatia received the Minority Business Leadership Award from the NMSDC and the National Enterpreneuril Success Award from the U.S. Small Business Association. Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) inducted Sue Bhatia into their Staffing 100 Hall of Fame and named her to their Global Power 100- Women in Staffing list for her influnce in and commitment to the staffing industry, and she was also inducted into the Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) Hall Of Fame. Ms. Bhatia was also a winner of the Year Enterprising Women. Her past positions include serving on WBENC's board of directors, as a committee member of the President's initiative on Race and as a mentor for Women for Women in Technology.