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Unite, Ignite and Elevate: Alumni Family Reunion 2024

You are invited to join us for The Consortium’s Orientation Program & Career Forum (OP) in Atlanta, Georgia from May 31-June 2, 2024 for alumni programming! Although OP is generally associated with the incoming class, we hope this component will be an annual event for alumni. Among the events on the schedule are professional development workshops, our inaugural Alumni Career Networking Forum, alumni interaction with the students matriculating with your member schools, and a social mixer. Do not miss out on this great opportunity to reconnect and engage with your CGSM peers!

Conference Programming Information

Dates: May 31-June 2, 2024


Conference registration

Attendee Registration

General Rate – $150

On-site Rate – $175

Note: Friday and Sunday activities are optional and do not require registration. Choose Day Pass Saturday (Alumni) for the registration designation.

Friday, may 31


The Age of AI is Upon Us, Now What?
8:00 – 9:00 AM
During this exciting panel, we’ll explore the profound impact of AI across various industries and unveil its potential trajectory in the short term. Join us to gain invaluable insights on actionable strategies and key considerations to proactively adapt to the evolving AI landscape, ensuring you and your organization remain competitive.

Moderator / Host – Jonathan Pharel – Learning Chair, CGSM Alumni Relations Committee
Panelist – Chandler Malone – CEO, Path AI
Panelist – Dapo Adeshiyan – Head of Cloud GTM xPA (Strategic Partnerships), Google

Journey to the C-Suite
9:15 – 10:30 AM
Come to this motivating session aimed at bridging the knowledge gap for Consortium alumni aspiring to ascend to the C-suite. Gain invaluable insights from accomplished alumni as they share strategies, challenges, and pivotal moments that shaped their career. This session will equip you with wisdom and actionable guidance needed to navigate your own path to the C- suite.

Moderator / Host – James Cuthbert – President, Rock the Bells
Panelist – Kathy Waller – Former CFO, Coca-Cola
Panelist – Arthur Mills IV – COO, America’s Promise Alliance
Panelist – Keith Chaney – CEO & Co-Founder, Peadbo

Navigating Transitions in Pursuit of Success
10:45 – 12:00 PM
Join us for an enlightening session where Consortium alumni spanning diverse industries will share invaluable insights on navigating career transitions. During a time that’s marked by ambiguity, discover strategies and best practices for charting your course towards success. Don’t brave the turbulent waters of career transitions alone. Forge meaningful connections and receive actionable advice from fellow Consortium alumni attendees who are navigating similar paths towards professional fulfillment.

Moderator / Host – Nichelle Evans
Panelist – Ximena Roth
Panelist – Joseph Sargent
Panelist – Michael Freedman Aponte

*Breakfast Buffet Included*


 Click here to access Hello Fellow, register and upload your resume to your profile.

Social mixer

 Space is limited! RSVP here or use the QR code above. The deadline is May 10, 2024.


The Consortium has established a group block with discounted room rates for our attendees. The discounted rate expires on Tuesday, May 7, 2024. Rooms are subject to availability.

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
Phone: 404-577-1234
Rate: $289 plus taxes and fees

Reserve Here

Career Fair and Private interviews

AmericasMart Atlanta

230 John Portman Blvd NW,

Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Phone: 800-285-6278

AmericasMart Website

Reservation Policy

When booking multiple reservation, each reservation must have a unique guest name. To reserve (8) or more guest room, please reach out to

Student reservations and housing are coordinated through The Consortium. If you’re a Consortium Fellow, DO NOT book your hotel accommodations.

Who Should Attend?

New students who have accepted an offer of admission, with or without a fellowship, to attend one of The Consortium’s member schools. Consortium membership and acceptance is required along with an accepted offer and deposit for enrolling in a member school.

Currently enrolled Consortium students

Consortium alumni

Representatives from the 23 Consortium member schools

Representatives of Consortium corporate partners

OP Covid Protocols:

If you or a family member have been exposed or tested positive to Covid-19, please reach out to the Events Team at

Contact Us

Still have questions about the Alumni Family Reunion? Contact:

Adrienne Thomas

Sr. Manager of Student and Alumni Relations