CP+M (Cutter Productions + Management) recently received national certification as a Women’s Business Enterprise by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). The Manhattan-based broadcast and digital production and management company went through a rigorous process in order to receive this certification including an in-depth review of the business and site inspection. The certification process is designed to confirm that a business is at least 51% owned, operated and controlled by a woman or women.
CP+M is among one of the first production and management companies to receive minority status. In addition to certification, CP+M founder Hillary Cutter joined the Pfizer Marketing & Sales Supplier Diversity Advisory Council. Members from Draftfcb, Publis Healthcare and Editorial Company Blue Rock are also part of the council.
“Understanding the importance and benefits of supplier diversity is a key initiative for Draftfcb and its clients. Cutter Production + Management helps us reach our common goal of supporting a multicultural audience,” says Nausil Kumandan, Supplier Diversity Manager, Draftfcb WW.
Cutter has been a Television, Film and Theatrical producer for over a decade. Since launching her company, Cutter Productions + Management, in 2005, Cutter has produced original programming, commercials, promos, and interactive campaigns for advertising agencies and clients such as Grey, Ogilvy, McCann Erickson, JWT, HGTV, Johnson & Johnson, Kraft, Nickelodeon and Pfizer to name a few. As a business development leader, Cutter has always been successful in providing the experience and the sales and marketing guidance needed to navigate today’s diverse and ever changing entertainment industry.
Cutter has over a decade of experience working with leading global advertising agencies and brands. With a reputation for handpicking a customized team of elite creative talent, CP+M offers full-service broadcast and digital solutions. Recent clients include MTV, Nickelodeon, Dentsu, Canon, Pfizer, Digitas, Grey, Big Fuel and Clorox.
CP+M offers full-service representation and management of film and video directors, commercial production companies and editorial and post-production houses. The company also offers executive production of film and video, including commercials, network promos, interactive content, documentaries, short films and original programming.
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The Women’s Business Enterprise National Council is the nation’s largest third party certifier of businesses owned and operated by women in the United States. WBENC is a resource for the more than 700 US companies and government agencies that rely on WBENC’s certification as an integral part of their supplier diversity programs.