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CUP’s 10th Annual Holiday Party

Please join us for CUP's 10th Annual Holiday Party at The Copacabana on December 9th! We look forward to seeing you all there! To purchase tickets, please click here.
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8th Annual Media and Entertainment Forum

Please join us for our 8th Annual Media & Entertainment Forum featuring a dinner keynote conversation with Bill Whitaker, 60 Minutes Correspondent, CBS News on Thursday, December 1, 2016. We will also be recognizing our 2016 Media and Entertainment CUP Catalysts during the event. Please note: There are a limited amount of tickets available. Due…
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Vivianna Schwoerer – Fellow Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? My experience as a corporate attorney and passion for real estate led me to join WeWork as Director of Real Estate Transactions in 2016. In this role, I negotiate domestic and international commercial office deals while driving them through to closing.…
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7th Annual Lawyers Forum

Please Join Us for CUP's 7th Annual Lawyers Forum featuring a dinner keynote conversation with Secretary Johnson, United States Secretary of Homeland Security on Tuesday, November 1. To purchase tickets, please click here.
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Sheila Boston – Catalyst Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I am a litigation attorney; my areas of expertise include class actions, mass torts, and pharmaceutical/medical device products liability actions on the defense side. When I entered law school I thought I was going to become an attorney for the NAACP…
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Samir Ranade – Fellow Spotlight

What is your occupation and how did you come to work in this field? I’m a Principal Counsel in the Enforcement Department of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA).  FINRA is an independent, not-for-profit organization authorized by Congress to protect investors through regulation of the securities industry. I came to work at FINRA this April,…
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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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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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