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OPENING PLENARY SESSION


MASTER OF CEREMONIES REMARKS REMARKS KEYNOTE REMARKS
Hector Batista
Executive Vice Chancellor and
Chief Operating Officer
The City University of New York
Karol V. Mason
President
John Jay College of
Criminal Justice
William C. Thompson, Jr.
Chairperson
Board of Trustees
The City University of New York

Félix V. Matos Rodríguez
Chancellor
The City University of New York


LEADERSHIP CONVERSATION: DIVERSITY@WORK AT CUNY AND CUCF


MODERATOR PANELISTS  
Philip A. Berry
Acting Chairperson
Board of Trustees
City University Construction Fund

Judy Bergtraum
Senior Vice Chancellor, Facilities Planning, Construction and Management, CUNY; Executive Director, CUCF,
The City University of New York & City University Construction Fund

Gerrard P. Bushell, Ph.D.
President & CEO
DASNY
   
  Matthew Sapienza
Senior Vice Chancellor
and Chief Financial Officer
The City University of New York
Sandra Wilkin
Trustee
The City University of New York
 

CUNY BUILDS: REAL ESTATE: NEW FOCUS, NEW OPPORTUNITIES


REMARKS MODERATOR PANELISTS

Charles Shorter
Trustee
The City University of New York

Judy Bergtraum
Senior Vice Chancellor, Facilities Planning, Construction and Management, CUNY;
Executive Director, CUCF,
The City University of New York & City University Construction Fund

Sharon Russell
Director, Procurement Services
City University Construction Fund
   
Gustavo Ordonez
Chief of Staff, CUCF
The City University of New York
Meghan Mulgrew
Director, Real Estate
The City University of New York

 


CUNY BUILDS: BUILDING THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK: MEET PARTNERS WITH OPPORTUNITIES


REMARKS MODERATOR PANELISTS

Michael Avramides
Trustee
The City University of New York

Sharon Russell
Director, Procurement Services
City University Construction Fund
Michelle Castro-Bent
Director, Diversity & Contract Compliance
City University Construction Fund

Michael M. Clay
Senior Director
Procurement & Opportunities Group
DASNY

Jay Goldstein
Director of Construction
City University Construction Fund

Michael N. Stabulas, P.E.
Managing Senior Director of Downstate Construction
DASNY


SELL TO CUNY WORKSHOPS


GENERATING EFFECTIVE RESPONSES TO CUNY NEEDS


INTRODUCTION MODERATOR PANELISTS  
Lorraine Cortés-Vázquez
Trustee
The City University of New York

Caron Christian
Interim Chief Procurement Officer
The City University of New York

Katherine T. Cobb
Vice President of
Administration and Finance
Baurch College
Madonna Charles
Director of Procurement and Contracts
Brooklyn College

Eduardo Rios
Vice President for Finance and Administration
Kingsborough Community College

Wayne Robinson
Executive Director of Business Management
New York City College of Technology

David Wasserman
Executive Director for
Finance & Administrative Operations
Queensborough Community College


UNDERSTANDING THE CUNY BUYER


REMARKS MODERATOR PANELISTS  

Kevin D. Kim
Trustee
The City University of New York

William Choi
Director, Supplier Diversity
The City University of New York

Brian Genzmann
Director of Business and Fiscal Affairs
City College of New York

Mitch Henderson
Director of Procurement and Contracts
LaGuardia Community College

Rene Rotolo
Interim Vice President for
Administration and Finance/CFO
Lehman College

Esther Rodríguez-Chardavoyne
Senior Vice President of
Administartion and Finance
Hostos Community College

Gina Ugarte
Business Manager
Bronx Community College

SDVOB’S: PROCUREMENT TOWN HALL


FACILITATOR ROUNDTABLE PARTICIPANTS    

Ken Williams
Executive Director
Division of Service Disabled Veterans’
Business Development
NYS Office of General Services

Michelle Castro-Bent
Director, Diversity &
Contract Compliance
City University Construction Fund

William Choi
Director, Supplier Diversity
The City University of New York

Michael M. Clay
Senior Director, Opportunity
Programs Group, Resource Acquisition
DASNY

     

Elizabeth Horne
Director of Purchasing & Contracts
Hunter College

Ronald Paynter
Director of Purchasing and Contracts
CUNY Graduate Center

Sunny Virk
Director of Procurement,
Property and Fleet Management
Queens College


FAST TRACK PRESENTATION BOOTCAMPS


SESSION FACILITATORS

 

SESSION A
 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
SESSION B
 1:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Paisley Demby
Business Services Director
Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses
at LaGuardia Community College

Edgard Hernandez
Director
LaGuardia Community College
Procurement Technical
Assistance Center (PTAC)

 


UPDATE: WHAT’S NEW AT EMPIRE STATE DEVELOPMENT’S DIVISION OF MINORITY & WOMEN BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT?


MODERATOR PANELISTS  

Valerie White
Executive Vice President & Executive Director, Division of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development
Empire State Development

Nicole Stent
Vice President
Division of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development
Empire State Development

Dwight Flynn
Compliance Director
Division of Minority and Women-Owned Business Development
Empire State Development


SPECIAL SESSION FOR MWBE/SDVOB FIRMS


PANELISTS    

Caron Christian
Interim Chief Procurement Officer
City University of New York

Jacqueline Chang
Finance Procurement Director
Medgar Evers College

Rukhsana Pirzada
Purchasing Director
Law School

     

Dan Dolan
Purchasing Director
John Jay College

Rashmi Malesh
Purchasing Director
York College

Leonore Gonzalez
Deputy Director of Procurement
Borough of Manhattan Community

 

 

 

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