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Lisa Davis

Previously, Lisa was an associate at Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP. She received her undergraduate degree from Harvard University and her JD at the New York University School of Law.
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Marilyn Booker

I am the Global Head of Diversity & Work-Life at Morgan Stanley. Very early in my professional career, I made the decision that regardless of the job I had, it had to be one where I helped people, made a difference and actually had an impact.
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Sherrese Clarke

Previously, Sherrese worked at GE Capital, CIT and Morgan Stanley. She received her B.S. in Finance from Georgetown University and her M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.
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2nd Annual Wall Street Partners Dinner

On September 29, CUP hosted its 2nd Annual Wall Street Partners Event which featured the heads of Investment Banking from five major investment firms. Over 150 minority and women senior-level executives were in attendance throughout the day. Guests found the discussions extremely engaging and informative. The host committee included CUP Members Tess Amodeo-Vickery, Karina Cabrera,…
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Inaugural Media and Entertainment Dinner

On November 10, CUP hosted its Inaugural Media and Entertainment Dinner for senior level media and entertainment executives featuring a rountable digital discussion. Omar Wasow, Co-Founder, BlackPlanet.com, moderated a panel of experts including: David Eun, Vice President, YouTube Content, Google; Smokey Fontaine, Chief Content Officer, Interactive One; Camille Hackney, SVP, Brand Partnerships & Commercial Licensing,…
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CUP Hosts 3rd Annual Holiday Party

Over 400 people attended CUP's Holiday Party on December 9 at Highline Ballroom. We were pleased to welcome special guest Governor David Paterson. We were also joined by Councilmember Daniel Garodnick. Many thanks to our host committee for assisting us in putting on such a great event! "The CUP Holiday Party was a great way…
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Erika Irish Brown

Erika Irish Brown is the Enterprise Diversity Recruiting and Program Management Executive. In this role she is responsible for enhancing Bank of America’s employment brand in diverse communities, recruiting diverse senior executives and developing and retaining diverse senior executives throughout the Enterprise. Erika’s background includes over 15 years of investment banking and capital markets experience…
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Nadja Bellan-White

Nadja Bellan-White is Senior Partner and Managing Director at Ogilvy & Mather. She helps lead integrated marketing across a number of relationships including Motorola Mobility Solutions across North and South America and RBS Citizens Bank. Nadja is a graduate of The University of Virginia and holds her MBA from New York University.
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Daisy M. Auger-Domínguez

Daisy M. Auger-Domínguez is Vice President, Organization and Workforce Diversity at the Disney ABC TV Group where she is responsible for the strategic direction, implementation, and integration of diversity and inclusion initiatives, including recruitment, retention and development of a diverse workforce, in support of the company’s business growth strategy. Prior to the Disney ABC TV…
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Tarrus L. Richardson

Co-founder and former Managing Director of ICV Partners. ICV Capital is a $440 million private equity fund seeking to buy companies with sales ranging from $25 million to $150 million. Previously, Tarrus worked at Joseph Littlejohn & Levy, Gold Coast Securities, and Salomon Smith Barney. He received a B.S. from Purdue University and an MBA…
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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 was named to this position in July 2013. An industry-recognized sales and marketing expert with…
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