Staff members provide unique backgrounds, talents, and experiences to CUP. Staff works closely with the Board of Directors to execute CUP’s programs, events, and initiatives.
Melissa has over 25 years of experience in the not-for-profit and corporate sectors, with deep experience in fundraising, finance and operations, strategic planning, communications, real-estate and event planning. Melissa has dedicated her career to helping underserved communities and creating sustainable ...Read More
Crescent is located in the West Coast division of CUP. Prior to CUP, Crescent was SVP of Development at Marquee Media, where she managed programming material for new multi-cultural streaming services and led communication efforts for a national launch. She ...Read More
Keisha Sutton-James is a creative who utilizes media and live events to elevate and engage audiences with topics that are relevant to culturally rich communities and Women. Keisha spent over a decade in media management at Inner City Broadcasting Corporation. ...Read More
Prior to joining CUP, Silvana has built a career in the media space, where she was instrumental in developing culturally diverse programs. Specifically, she assisted in developing day time programming for diverse audiences, resulting in Emmy Award winning shows for ...Read More