Greenwich Harbor Partners Recruits Board Members for Soho Rep

January 26, 2023 – Greenwich Harbor Partners assisted in the recruitment of Sidney Madison Prescott, Aretha Marshall and Anne O’Grady as new members of the board of directors with Soho Rep, an off-Broadway theater company in New York City. “This moment of growth for Soho Rep and systemic change in the American theater presents an ideal time for us to engage new voices and perspectives to shape our future,” said Cynthia Flowers, executive director at Soho Rep. “These executives step onto the board of directors with an ardent interest not only in the plays we produce, but also in how we engage and create transformative opportunities for early-career theater artists. We are honored and energized to count them as new collaborators and friends.”

Ms. Madison Prescott is the global head of intelligent automation for Spotify, where she leads the global strategic vision and execution of Robotic Process Automation (RPA), Machine Learning (ML), Optical Character Recognition (OCR), Natural Language Processing (NLP) & Artificial Intelligence (AI) digital transformation efforts. Ms. Prescott has previously been a senior executive in automation at both E*Trade and BNY Mellon. She holds an MBA from Brenau University, a BA in philosophy from Georgia State University, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in Legal Studies at Cornell Law School.

Prior to launching the content-development and strategic communications company Lincoln Drive Inc., Ms. Marshall was the senior vice president and executive producer at Peacock Productions, the NBC News in-house production company. Before that, she served as a senior executive producer working across multi platforms at NBCUniversal, where she served on the news division’s diversity council. She first joined NBC News in 1994 as a producer with the award winning news magazine Dateline.

Ms. O’Grady is an authoritative marketing leader responsible for launching and promoting some of the world’s best known entertainment brands. In her 30-year tenure (1989 to 2020) as EVP of marketing at CBS, she oversaw brand strategy, experiential marketing, consumer products, special events, local and affiliate marketing, and creative design. She was part of a small group of company executives that provided creative and strategic input about which new shows the network would air each fall. Ms. O’Grady authored the business plan that led to the launch of the first iteration of, in 1995. She is a co-founder of SURVIVOR Stand Up 2 Cancer, which has raised over $2 million to date for research to find a cure for rare cancers.

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Founded in 1975, Soho Rep provides radical theater makers with productions of high caliber and tailor-made development at key junctures in their artistic practice. The organization is designed to elevate artists as thought leaders and citizens who change the field and society. Soho Rep prides itself on encouraging an unmediated connection between artists and audiences to create a springboard for transformation and rich civic life.

Veteran Recruiters

Greenwich Harbor Partners’ principals, Carrie and Ted Pryor, have worked in the industry as general managers and investors and have direct professional experience with the types of issues that face their clients. The firm’s client roster includes IBM Cloud Services, Media General, Marlin Equity Partners, DIRECTV, SpinMedia, ReelzChannel TV, and Keurig Green Mountain, among others.

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Ms. Pryor has over 20 years of senior executive search experience. She has recruited board directors, CEOs and their direct reports, as well as partners for private equity firms. In addition to her board seat with the New York Pops, she serves as an advisory board member for Constellation Ventures. A veteran of the internet space since the early ’90s, she has deep experience in digital media, entertainment, and private equity.

Mr. Pryor focuses on senior-level assignments for general management, sales, marketing, and digital transformation. He specializes in recruiting executives using his four years as CFO and CEO of a venture-backed start-up, 10 years at General Electric Capital, and 20 years in international finance and investment banking. Mr. Pryor has served on public, private, and non-profit boards, and chaired the audit committee for the Boston Celtics. In executive recruiting, he has focused on business services, digital marketing, E-commerce, ad sales, place-based advertising, communications, and customer service for growth companies and large national brands.

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Contributed by Scott A. Scanlon, Editor-in-Chief; Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor; and Stephen Sawicki, Managing Editor – Hunt Scanlon Media

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