7th Annual Leadership Gala

Many thanks to our partners & friends for making
CUP's 7th Annual Leadership Gala a magical night!

CUP EXTENDS ITS GRATITUDE TO:

OUR HONOREES

Breakthrough Leadership Award

NATALIE MORALES
News Anchor and Co-Host, Third Hour of NBC News' "Today"

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Savannah Guthrie presenting the Breakthrough Leadership Award to Natalie Morales

New York City Vision Leadership Award

GREGORY J. FLEMING
President, Wealth Management | President, Investment Management  Morgan Stanley

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Harold Ford presenting the New York City Vision Leadership Award to Gregory Fleming

TARGET
Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award

Accepted by Kim Strong, Vice President, Diversity & Inclusion

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Carol Evans presenting Target's Corporate Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Award to Kim Strong

OUR HONORARY CHAIR
Colbert G. Narcisse
Managing Director, Head of Global Alternative Investments
Morgan Stanley

OUR HOST
Daisy Auger-Dominguez
Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Organization & Workforce Diversity
Disney | ABC Television Group

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On Thursday, April 17th, the Council of Urban Professionals hosted its 7th Annual Leadership Gala, where we recognized and celebrated three extraordinary honorees who have made a tremendous impact in their community: NATALIE MORALESGREGORY J. FLEMING, and TARGET.

 It was a magical evening. Our Host, DAISY AUGER-DOMINGUEZ, welcomed more than 750 guests to CUP's 7th Annual Leadership Gala. With generous contributions from our partners and friends, CUP has raised $1,328,346 to date, furthering our mission to connectempower, and mobilize the next generation of diverse business and civic leaders. Click Here to view pictures from the event.

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Colbert G. Narcisse, CUP's 2014 Gala Chair

CUP Board Members: James Francis, Lucinda Martinez, Sherrese Clarke, Daisy Auger-Dominguez, and David Jones

CUP Board Members: James Francis, Lucinda Martinez, Sherrese Clarke, Daisy Auger-Dominguez, and David Jones

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Keisha Smith, CUP's 2015 Gala Chair

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We look forward to seeing you at CUP's 8th Annual Leadership Gala in April 2015!

With Gratitude,
CUP's Board and Staff

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CUP is Grateful for the Support of Our 7th Annual Leadership Gala Co-Chairs:
Colbert Narcisse—Gala Chair
Nicole Bernard
Cliff A. Cammock
Sherrese Clarke
Jocelyn Cooley
James Francis
Daniel Gamba
Beatrice Hamza Bassey
David Jones
Shawn Lytle
Lucinda Martinez
Jaime Mercado
Martez Moore
Stephen Pamon
Luis Penalver
Jacques-Philippe Piverger
Keisha Smith
David Sutphen
Jose Tavarez
Lucas Torres
Rossie Turman III
Wanji Walcott
Anre Williams

 CUP is Grateful for the Support of Our 7th Annual Leadership Gala Benefit Committee:
Daisy Auger-Dominguez
Nadja Bellan-White
B. Seth Bryant
S. Jeanine Conley
Lisa Davis
Ken Ebie
Mignon Espy
Maria Fernandez-Williams
Roderick Hardamon
Diana Hilson
Jim Holmes
Duane L. Hughes
Sekou Kaalund
Johnita Mizelle
Brandon Nelson
Dana Reed
Dawanna Williams
Peter Wilson
Caryn Van Buskirk

CUP is Grateful for the Support of Our 7th Annual Leadership Gala Volunteers
Monique Alves
Faisal M. Awwal
Brandon Bess
Ashley Bowden
Maxine Chuck
JonniQue Dale
Angelina Darrisaw
Elisse Douglass
Tessa Flippin
Tyree Floyd
Katrina Gomez
James Hendon
Diana Hilson
Jeremy Lee
Alex Lin
Megan Maloney
Michelle McPhun
Carlon Myrick
Tai Nehisi
Wasim Ottman
Ana M. Reyes
Glen Richardson
Jerika Richardson
Joshua Richardson
Davon Snipes
Erica Speed
George Suttles
Esther Tong
Caryn Van Buskirk
Randolph Wiggins

CUP is Grateful for the Support of Our 7th Annual Leadership Gala Sponsors

CHAMPION
Morgan Stanley

PLATINUM
News Corp

DIAMOND
Goldman Sachs

PIONEER CIRCLE
Valentino D. Carlotti
Angelique & James Francis
Amelia & Bayo Ogunlesi
Kim & Tarrus L. Richardson

GOLD
American Express
Bank of America
Barclays Bank PLC
BET Networks
Bloomberg
Citi
Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Comcast NBCUniversal
Delta Air Lines
Deutsche Bank
Ernst & Young
Fox Audience Strategy
Home Box Office, Inc.
Kirkland & Ellis LLP
New York Life
The Williams Capital Group, L.P.
Wells Fargo

SILVER
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Ariel Investments
Baker & Hostetler LLP
BlackRock
Brightwood Capital Advisors
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
CastleOak Securities L.P.
Colgate-Palmolive Company
Colony Capital, LLC
Credit Suisse
Golden Tree Asset Management
Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP
JetBlue
McGraw Hill Financial
Novantas, Inc.
Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison LLP
Pfizer
Proskauer Rose LLP
PwC
RBC Capital Markets
Samsung Electronics
Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
Thomson Reuters
Rev. Dr. Eboni Marshall Turman & Mr. Rossie E. Turman III
UBS
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP

BRONZE
Bryant Rabbino LLP
Con Edison
GenNx360 Capital Partners
Ogilvy & Mather
Paradigm Asset Management
Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Prudential Investment Management
Time Warner
Walter Kaitz Foundation

FRIENDS
Atlanta Life Financial Group
Brunswick Group LLC
Macy's and Bloomingdale's
PanAfrican Investment Company, LLC
Luis Penalver

 

 

For Sponsorship & Event Information:

Contact Samantha E. Erskine, CUP's Director of Development
serskine@nycup.org | 646.619.5187

View Photos from the Event

For more information on CUP, visit www.nycup.org.

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