On Thursday, November 14, 2013, the Fall 2013 CUP Executive Leadership Program (CUP ELP) kicked-off with an intensive skills-based retreat at the Wyndham Hamilton Park Hotel & Conference Center in Florham Park, NJ. Through a structured series of workshops, coaching sessions, and conversations with senior business leaders, participants came away from the retreat with actionable plans to implement strategies to position themselves for opportunities in their organizations.
On Tuesday, November 12, 2013, CUP hosted its 5th Annual Media & Entertainment Forum, featuring a Keynote Conversation with Dick Parsons , Senior Advisor, Providence Equity Partners, LLC. Lisa Garcia Quiroz, Chief Diversity Officer and Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility, Time Warner Inc., was the moderator for the evening. Parsons discussed his transition across sectors and attributed his success to relationships with mentors, taking chances, tenacity, and self-confidence.
On Tuesday, October 30, 2012, CUP held a Distinguished Leadership Series event, sponsored by Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP and hosted at Creative Artists Agency, focusing on Lessons on Leadership. The evening featured Billy Hawkins, Motion Picture Literary Agent for the CAA, Alex McKindra Jr., Managing Director at JPMorgan, and Salaam Coleman Smith, President at Style Media. The conversation was moderated by Charles Lee, CEO of Ideation.