Tuesday, September 20, 2016
11:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

101 Barclay Street
New York, NY 10286

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Join us for a half-day of leadership development, inspiration, and unrivaled connections at the Men of Color Leadership Conference. The 2016 Men of Color Leadership Conference introduces a dynamic new format designed to engage New York’s most vibrant and influential men.

Our collaborative executive sessions will challenge you to build your executive presence. We consistently come together during our renowned panel discussion – a dialogue among leading men who are paving the way for younger generations.

We have redefined our event, now it’s time for you to redefine your brand.

BACKGROUND: The Men of Color Leadership Conference (MOC) was founded by Color Media Group, Inc. in 2008 to bring together professionals of color and their companies for a day of inspiration, networking, and success stories. Historically hosted in Boston, featuring local corporate, non-profit, and public leaders, MOC is one of few focused specifically on men from multicultural backgrounds. In 2016, Color Media Group, Inc. has partnered with BNY Mellon to offer the first Men of Color Leadership Conference in New York City.

AUDIENCE: 200 Professional Men of Color – CEOs, Directors, Managing Directors, SVPs, EVPs, and Rising Stars



11:00 A.M.–12:00 P.M. – Registration & Lunch

12:15 P.M. – Opening Remarks & Keynote Speaker

Keynote Speaker:

Samir Pandiri
Executive Vice President and CEO of Asset Servicing – BNY Mellon



Master of Ceremony:

Rick Najera
Director of Diversity Showcase – CBS


1:15 P.M. – 2:15 P.M. – Executive Sessions

Concurrent Executive Sessions

Executive Speaker
Cid Wilson
President and CEO – Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility
Advocacy Know How: Mentors Are Not Always Sponsors



Executive Speaker
Kaplan Mobray
Preeminent Leadership Coach and Motivation Expert
Change as a Leadership Constant



2:15 P.M. – Break

2:30 P.M. – 3:30 P.M. – Panel Discussion

The New Executive Toolkit

Dominic Chu
Markets Reporter – CNBC




Executive Panelist 
Kenneth Cooke
Vice President in the Finance Division of Goldman Sachs



Executive Panelist 
Rodolfo Dominguez
Vice President Business Transformation and Chief Digital Officer – Mercedes-Benz Financial Services


Executive Panelist 

Hector Perez
Chief Executive Officer – Quantum FBI LLC




3:45 P.M. – Closing Keynote

Closing Keynote Speaker
Thomas Kim
Chief Compliance Officer – Thomson Reuters




4:15 P.M. – Closing Remarks

Josefina Bonilla
CEO and Chief Marketing Officer – Color Media Group, Inc.


Pete Rodriguez
Managing Director and Asset Servicing CAO – BNY Mellon




4:30 P.M. – 5:30 P.M. – Networking Reception

Host Partners

Trail Blazer Partners

Team Player Partners

Nonprofit Partners

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