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9th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum

Join Us for CUP's 9th Annual Wall Street Partners Forum on Monday, September 26, 2016 Featuring a Keynote Conversation with Jamie Dimon, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer at JPMorgan Chase!
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Queen of Katwe Private Screening

The Council of Urban Professionals (CUP) is pleased to host a screening of Queen of Katwe, a film directed by Mira Nair, as a benefit for Nair’s Maisha Foundation, Maisha Film Lab. The screening will be held on Friday, September 23, 2016 from 5:30 – 9:30 pm at the School of Visual Arts, Silas Theatre,…
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Rejji Hayes – Catalyst Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I am the Executive Vice President and CFO of ITC Holdings Corp., an $11 billion publicly traded electric utility based in Michigan. I am responsible for the company’s accounting, tax, internal audit, investor relations, management reporting, financial planning & analysis, risk…
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Conway Ekpo – Fellow Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I currently serve as in-house counsel at Bank of America Merrill Lynch where I provide legal advice to Merrill Lynch’s Global Wealth and Investment Management business. I made the transition to in-house counsel after practicing financial services law for nearly a…
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Kejo Clark – Executive Leadership Program Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I am a Director in Media Technology at HBO overseeing technical operations and content distribution to worldwide digital platforms. While studying Journalism & Mass Media in college, I worked at a tech company where I began building computers and developed a…
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Stephanie Gordon – Fellow Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I am a Vice President in Corporate Banking covering U.S. Municipal Markets at RBC Capital Markets. After graduating from Harvard, a former colleague and mentor recommended I enter Bank of America’s 18-month credit training program in New York. I have been…
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Bloomingdale School of Music – Non-Profit Spotlight

What is your mission? Bloomingdale School of Music (BSM) provides open access to high-quality music education to anyone who seeks it, regardless of economic status, ability level, ethnicity, or religious affiliation. What makes your organization so unique in the non-profit space? Since 1964, BSM has strived to make music education accessible to students regardless of…
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