Office of Multicultural Advancement Advisory Council

Group photo of Council members

L. Kelly Atkinson ’79
Coordinating Studio Director, NBC Sports

Michael Barbosa ’96
Assistant Attorney General in Charge, Brooklyn Regional Office

Dave Bing ’66, H ’06
Founder, The Bing Youth Institute

Michael Blackshear ’91 (co-chair)
Global Chief Compliance Officer, Ryan Specialty Group

Mariama Boney ’96
President and CEO, Achieve More LLC

Kristin Bragg ’93 (co-chair)
Senior Vice President Ad Sales Strategic Planning, Warner Media

Tara Brown-Favors ’95
Chief Human Resources Officer, Mutual of America

Candice Carnage ’90
Chief Operating Officer, The Bronx Defenders

Vincent Cohen Jr. ’92
Partner, Dechert LLP

Zhamyr “Sammy” Cueva ’93
Owner, Blend LIC, Blend On The Water, Blend Astoria

Wesley Dias ’74
CEO/President, Argosy Consulting Group

Robert Edwards ’85
Screenwriter and President, We Happy Few Inc.

Tamekia Flowers-Ball ’97
Founder & CEO, Epiphany Blue LLC

Patricia Griffith ’04
Founder & Chief Experience Officer, Experiences On Demand

Victor Holman ’82
Director at US Army Headquarters, Training and Doctrine Command

Evelyn Hoskins Ingram ’90
Director, Community and Media Relations, Wegmans Food Markets Inc.

Monica Houston ’90
Chief Auditor, Cuyahoga County in Cleveland, OH

G. William (Billy) Hunter ’65
Former Executive Director of the NBA Players Association
and Syracuse University Board of Trustee Member

Vaughn Irons 97
CEO, APD Solutions LLC

JaNeika James ’05
Co-Executive Producer, Home Box Office Inc.

Maria Melendez-Hinkley ’89
Partner and Chief Diversity Officer, Sidley Austin LLP

Sade Muhammad ’12
Chief Marketing Officer, TIME USA LLC

Celeste Murphy ’91
City of Chattanooga, Chief of Police

Grant Palmer ’13
Topline Melody Writer, Sony Music Publishing

Jeannette Pina ’96
Senior Vice President and Head of U.S. and Latin America Compliance,
Metropolitan Life Insurance Company

Akima Rogers ’94
Director of Academic Initiatives, Montgomery College

Aisha Thomas-Petit ’98
Chief Human Resource Officer, AMC Networks Inc.

Jamal Salmon ’12
Senior Vice President of Theatrical Marketing and Analytics,
Paramount Pictures Corporation

Rosann Santos ’95
Director of Strategic Initiatives, John Jay College

Charles Willis, Jr. ’90
Portfolio Manager, JP Morgan Asset Management