HBCU in LA – Hollywood Summit 

Eni Akintade

Agent, Motion Picture Literary Department

United Talent Agency

Chad Foster (Morehouse College)

Senior Creator Success Manager


LaTanya Foster

Head of People & Culture

Savage x Fenty

Zuri Godfrey (HBCU in LA Alum, Howard University)

Associate Marketing Manager


David Hargrett (Florida A&M University)

Founder & CEO

Affective Music

Cassaundra Hawkins (Howard University)

Director of Account Management

Entertainment Partners

Derrick Johnson



Dr. Sharoni Little

Head of Global Inclusion

Creative Artists Agency

Marie Lewis

Digital Marketing Manager

Sony Pictures Television

Adam Lotts

Sr. Manager, Recruiting

Endeavor Content

Nikki Love (Clark Atlanta University)

SVP of Development & Production


Tiffany Mayberry

Head of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

Endeavor Content

Courtney Mays

Fashion Stylist

Dr. Arthur P. McMahan

Senior Associate Director

White House Initiative on Advancing Educational Equity, Excellence, and Economic Opportunity through HBCUs

Stacy Milner

Founder & CEO


Solia Mitchell

Manager, Global Talent Acquisition


Jocelyn Monroe (Albany State)

Recruitment Lead

Creative Artists Agency

Halleemah Nash (Howard University)


Rosecrans Ventures

Andrea Nelson Meigs (Spelman College)

Partner & Agent, Talent

United Talent Agency

Dr. Anthony L. Pinder (Morehouse College & Clark Atlanta University)

Vice Provost Internationalization & Equity, Academic Affairs

Emerson College

Salena Rochester (Hampton University)

VP Current Production & Development


Chantal Romain

Director of Communications

Klutch Sports Group

Brittinee Royes (Southern University)

Director of Production & Development

NBC Universal

Stacie Sasaki

Sr. Director, Global Early Careers


Jaunice Sills (Spelman College)

Sr. Dir, Content Strategy

E! Networks

Darnell Strom (Florida A&M University)

Partner and Head of Culture and Leadership

United Talent Agency

Joshua Taub

Chief Operating Officer


Paul Tranchese

Director, Talent Development

ICM Partners

Lindsey Wagner

Chief Diversity Officer

United Talent Agency

Kameren Waln

Recruiter, University Relations

Warner Bros. Discovery

Omar White

Manager, Brand Marketing, TV Franchises

Sony Pictures Television

Nichol Whitman (Spelman College)

Chief Executive Officer

Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation

Bridgette Wright

VP, Global Creative Advertising

VP, Global Creative Advertising

Tenaja Williams (Howard University)

Director, Unscripted Development (Documentary, Crime & Lifestyle)

NBCUniversal Television and Streaming

Seema Yedavalli

Senior Manager, Early and Emerging Talent