As a Black corporate professional, it can be challenging to navigate the corporate ladder and overcome the systemic barriers that can hinder your progress. One key strategy to accelerate your career advancement is to build a strong network of supportive and influential people who can provide guidance, opportunities, and advocacy.

We often talk about sponsors and mentors, but what are the other key positions in the Black corporate professionals “Success Squad”? In this 30-minute webinar, we will explore the 8 types of people that Black corporate professionals need to have in their network to climb the corporate ladder successfully.

Join The ELC for the next installment of our Learn & Grow Series: Building Your Network: The 8 Types of People You Need in Your Squad, on Wednesday, May 17, 2023, from 1:00 to 1:30 PM EST.


  • Galen Bingham, CEO, Kiln Global Coaching & Consulting
  • Ranieka Weston, Executive Coach, pLink Leadership
  • Ramien Pierre, Director, ELC Institute for Leadership Development & Research