Michael A. Persaud – ChairIndhira Arrington – Vice ChairJean-Rene Zetrenne – LA RepresentativeLucas F. Torres – TreasurerSeth Bryant – SecretaryJohnita Mizelle – Chair EmeritusTimicka C. AndersonFernando BohorquezDavid W. BrownFrank DixKenneth N. EbieSandra Hurse

Michael A. Persaud – Chair

Michael Persaud works in wealth management at Morgan Stanley. He has been a successful businessman and entrepreneur for his entire career. After spending twenty plus years running his business and working to build others in media and entertainment, Mr. Persaud is now working in wealth management where he provides advice, solutions, and investment strategies to…
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Indhira Arrington – Vice Chair

Currently, Indhira Arrington provides leadership in the strategic planning and execution of diversity sourcing initiatives and programs for the Wholesale Banking Division of Wells Fargo. Prior to joining Wells Fargo, Ms. Arrington held several roles at Bank of America within the Global Diversity and Inclusion Organization, including Head of Diversity Recruiting Relationship Management, Diversity &…
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Jean-Rene Zetrenne – LA Representative

Jean-Rene (JR) is an executive with over 20 years experience in human resources. Currently, he is the Global Chief Talent Officer for Ogilvy & Mather, NA where he leads talent management strategy for 4,000 employees across the region. Given Ogilvy’s talent needs across its multi-discipline offerings and specialist companies, JR is always partnering with leaders…
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Lucas F. Torres – Treasurer

Lucas F. Torres is a partner in the New York office of Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers worldwide. Mr. Torres has extensive experience representing issuers and underwriters in all aspects of domestic and international capital markets transactions, with a particular focus on financings…
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Seth Bryant – Secretary

B. Seth Bryant is the Managing Partner of Bryant Rabbino LLP. Seth represents a wide range of clients, including large corporations and financial institutions, governmental entities, public benefit corporations, investment funds, and early stage companies in a range of transactional matters. Seth has extensive experience in offerings of equity and debt securities, including institutional private…
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Johnita Mizelle – Chair Emeritus

Johnita Walker Mizelle serves as Head of Investor Relations & Ecosystem Development at Anthemis Group. Previously, she served as Head of Business Development for LM Capital Group, based in San Diego, CA. In her current capacity, she is responsible for the firm's strategic asset growth across the firm's active credit strategies across all client channels.…
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Timicka C. Anderson

Timicka Anderson is Managing Director and Head of Consumer Products & Retail within Citi’s U.S. Commercial Bank, Global and National Industries. She leads a specialized, client coverage team in the origination and development of Citi’s relationship with U.S. based early stage to large sized companies. As a Banker focused on corporate finance, treasury and risk…
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Fernando Bohorquez

Fernando Bohorquez is a forward-thinking, problem-solving, and innovative attorney who handles commercial, intellectual property, and bankruptcy litigation as well as business disputes. Currently the Litigation Group Coordinator for BakerHostetler’s New York office, Fernando has deep knowledge and experience with all phases of civil litigation, managing large scale cases in high-profile and high-pressure environments. He leverages…
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David W. Brown

David W. Brown focuses his practice primarily on securities and intellectual property litigation, regulatory investigations, and white collar criminal matters.
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Frank Dix

Frank Dix is a management consultant in NY, who leads engagements advising banks, broker-dealers, and exchanges on cost rationalization/target operating models, AML and forensic tech, and global data privacy. In one recent engagement, Frank advised an investment bank on developing a global framework for data privacy rules and technology requirements. In another recent engagement, he…
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Kenneth N. Ebie

Kenneth Ebie is the Executive Director and Chief Development Officer of Black Entrepreneurs NYC. Ebie previously worked as a Director at The Raben Group, a national strategic communications and public affairs firm. Prior to that, he served in New York City government as Deputy General Counsel and Director of External Affairs at the NYC Mayor’s…
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Sandra Hurse

Sandra Hurse is the firm’s Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to joining GCM Grosvenor, Ms. Hurse held various positions at Bank of America, most recently serving as Global Head of Human Resources for Corporate and Investment Banking. ​ Previously, Ms. Hurse also held leadership roles in Talent Management and Talent Acquisition at Goldman Sachs and…
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