Board of Directors

CUP’s Board of Directors are diverse leaders from across sectors responsible for the strategic decision-making and financial responsibility of the organization.


  • Beverly Anderson – Chair

    Previously, Beverly was Senior Vice President of Strategic Planning at Fleet Credit Card Services. Prior to that, she was a Principal at Novantas and Vice President at First USA/Bank One. She received her B.S. in Business from the Florida Agricultural ...

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  • Roderick Hardamon – Vice Chair

    Roderick A. Hardamon, a Detroit native, is the Founder and Chairman of the URGE Development Group, a real estate development and business innovation firm based in Detroit, MI.  Mr. Hardamon leverages his twenty years of experience in strategy, business innovation, ...

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  • Johnita Mizelle – Treasurer

    Johnita Mizelle serves as Head of Business Development for LM Capital Group, based in San Diego, CA. In that capacity, she is responsible for the firm's strategic asset growth across the firm's active credit strategies across all client channels. Prior ...

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  • Alexandra Wallace – Secretary

    Alex Wallace is currently the Acting Head of Video at Yahoo! Inc. As CEO of AlexInc, she advises corporations, start-ups and academic and non-profit organizations on multi-media strategy, con-tent creation and development, conference programming, brand positioning, and internal management. Companies ...

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  • Indhira Arrington

    Currently, Indhira provides leadership in the strategic planning and execution of diversity sourcing initiatives and programs for the Wholesale Banking Division of Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Indhira held several roles at Bank of America within the Global ...

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  • Daisy M. Auger-Domínguez

    Daisy’s career spans 20 years of experience in front-line business, corporate social responsibility, human resources, and leadership roles across finance, media and technology. She has a proven track record of building cohesive, productive teams to be agents of change, linking ...

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  • Fernando Bohorquez

    Fernando Bohorquez is a forward-thinking, problem-solving, and innovative attorney who handles commercial, intellectual property, and bankruptcy litigation and business disputes. Currently the Litigation Group Coordinator for BakerHostetler’s New York office, Fernando has deep knowledge and experience with all phases of ...

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  • David W. Brown

    David W. Brown focuses his practice primarily on securities and intellectual property litigation, regulatory investigations and white collar criminal matters.

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  • Seth Bryant

    B. Seth Bryant is the Managing Partner of Bryant Rabbino LLP. Seth represents a wide range of clients, including large corporations and financial institutions, governmental entities and public benefit corporations, investment funds and early stage companies in a range of ...

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  • Sherrese Clarke-Soares

    Sherrese Clarke-Soares is the Managing Director and Head of North America Relationship Lending at Morgan Stanley where she originates and executes loans for both investment grade and non-investment grade issuers. She is also a member of the firm’s Capital Commitment ...

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  • Jarrod Fong

    Jarrod Fong is a Managing Director and Portfolio Manager at JP Morgan Asset Management (“JPMAM”).  He was one of the original members of the Private Equity Group, which was founded in 1997.  At JP Morgan, Mr. Fong focuses on primary, ...

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  • Daniel Gamba

    Daniel Gamba, CFA, Managing Director, is Global Head of Active Equity Product Strategy and is a member of BlackRock's Global Operating Committee. He is responsible for platform strategy, product positioning, new product development, and client activities to drive commercial success ...

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  • Lucinda Martinez

    Lucinda Martinez is senior vice president, Multicultural Marketing, responsible for all HBO, HBO Latino, Cinemax and Max Latino branded targeted marketing efforts to the vast and steadily growing multicultural segments including the African American, Latino, Asian and Gay/Lesbian audiences. She ...

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  • Jacques-Philippe Piverger

    Jacques-Philippe Piverger is an entrepreneur who has harnessed his business and philanthropic acumen to affect change where it is needed most in the globe. He is co-founder and President of Metripol Corporation, a company that will disrupt the brokerage side ...

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  • Jonathan B. Simon

    Jonathan Simon is a Director in Corporate & Investment Banking in the Global Public Sector group at Citi. He is responsible for leading the North American footprint of Citi for Cities, which is Citi’s firm-wide strategy focused on urbanization - ...

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  • Stephanie Smith

    Stephanie is global co-head of Credit and Interest Rate Products Operations, Loan Servicing and Securitized Products Servicing, roles that she assumed in 2013. In addition, she is head of GS Bank USA Operations and Dallas Operations. She serves on the ...

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  • Jose L. Tavarez

    Mr. Tavarez is a Managing Director, Head of Emerging Markets FICC Sales for the Americas region at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Mr. Tavarez manages a team of sales professionals responsible for marketing global emerging markets fixed income products to ...

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  • Lucas F. Torres

    Lucas F. Torres is a partner in the New York office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers worldwide. Mr. Torres has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters in ...

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  • Marcos Torres

    Mr. Torres has over 15 years of investment banking experience and has worked on many high profile and industry-transforming transactions within the Media & Entertainment sectors. Currently, Marcos is the Co-Chair of RBC’s Multicultural Employee Alliance and is also a ...

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  • Rossie Turman III

    Rossie E. Turman III is a corporate attorney with a practice focus in leveraged finance, principally representing investment banks, commercial banks and other financial institutions as lenders; and corporations, strategic investors, hedge and BDC funds, and private equity funds as ...

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  • Jean-Rene Zetrenne

    Jean-Rene is an executive with over 20 years experience in Human Resources. Currently, he is the Chief Talent Officer for Ogilvy & Mather, NA where he leads talent management strategy for 4000 employees across the region. Given Ogilvy’s talent needs ...

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