Roderick Hardamon – Chair EmeritusJohnita Mizelle – ChairMarcos Torres – Vice ChairTimicka C. Anderson – Managing DirectorSeth Bryant – SecretaryMichael A. PersaudFrank DixSandra HurseHarry ValetkAlexandra WallaceIndhira ArringtonFernando Bohorquez

Roderick Hardamon – Chair Emeritus

Roderick A. Hardamon, a Detroit native, is the Founder and Chairman of the URGE Development Group, a real estate development and business innovation firm based in Detroit, MI.  Mr. Hardamon leverages his twenty years of experience in strategy, business innovation, mergers and acquisitions, and operational transformation to enhance and accelerate each development and business he…
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Johnita Mizelle – Chair

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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Marcos Torres – Vice Chair

Marcos Torres is a senior Managing Director at RBC Capital Markets (RBC) and head of the firm’s Communications, Media, & Entertainment investment banking business. Mr. Torres started his investment banking career at J.P. Morgan almost 20 years ago and joined RBC in 2012. During his 20 year investment banking career, Marcos has become a trusted…
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Timicka C. Anderson – Managing Director

Timicka C. Anderson is a Managing Director, and Head of the Consumer Retail & Healthcare industry team within Citi’s U.S. Commercial Bank, Global, and National Industries. She leads and oversees the 10 person origination and client coverage team responsible for Citi’s banking relationships with U.S.-based midsize clients operating in those industries. As a banker focused…
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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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Michael A. Persaud

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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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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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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Harry Valetk

Harry A. Valetk is a partner in the Global Privacy and Data Security practice group of Baker McKenzie. He regularly supports companies in the insurance and financial services sector, retail, pharmaceutical/ healthcare, transportation/ logistics, hospitality, defense, social media, cloud technology, and manufacturing industries. His practice is focused on delivering commercially practical advice on designing security,…
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Alexandra Wallace

Alexandra Wallace is the Head of Media & Content at Verizon Media. Previously, she was Senior Vice President of NBC News as well as the executive in charge of Today and Meet the Press. She was also the Executive Producer of Nightly News and Rock Center. Wallace began her career as an intern in the…
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Indhira Arrington

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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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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