About National Black MBA Association Inc.
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Our Mission
What we Do?
Empower minority business professionals through a wide range of strategic business forces, including career and education programs, entrepreneurship, lifestyle, and leadership
National Black MBA Core Values
With our core values of insert core values at heart, empowering minority business professionals is an ongoing journey for NBMBAA – one that we value. We are committed to making a sustainable and impactful difference in the communities in which we empower, work, and serve.
How to Support?
To support please click the donate button above.
Where can you find us?
Please click here to see list of our chapters.

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA) was founded in 1970 at a two-day conference held at the University of Chicago, by a group of African American MBA students, faculty, advisors, and businessmen. The purposes of the Association are:

  • The encouragement of career independence for African American business professionals;
  • The promotion of African American intellectual and economic wealth and empowerment, and;
  • The professional advancement of African American business professionals.

Comprised of African American and minority business professionals from across the world, the Association is a business force boasting U.S. and international members and corporate partners. The Association has awarded over $5 million dollars in scholarships to minority students participating in both undergraduate and graduate programs around the world. Today, the membership is over 30,000 and the Association has expanded its outreach to include 45 chapters and 27 collegiate chapters.

At the NBMBAA®, empowering professionals through strategic business forces is fundamental to our character and the way we represent our members.

We have created numerous ways for our members to contribute to our commitment of fostering intellectual and economic wealth for the communities in which we empower, work, and serve. Take some time to peruse our website to learn about all of the fascinating programs that we have to offer.

Board of Directors

Team Member Board Chairperson

Audrey Dillard Hines

Recognized figure in talent acquisition, organizational development and executive/management coaching

Team Member Board Member

William (Bill) Wells Jr.

Recognized figure in the inclusion and diversity industry

Team Member Board Secretary

Gena L. Ashe

Recognized figure in corporate law, transactions, intellectual property, litigation and other substantive legal areas for public broadcasting services

Team Member Board Treasurer

John Peoples

Recognized figure in global equity and innovation

Team Member Vice Chair, Programs & Policy

Keith R. Wyche

Recognized figure in driving sales and satisfying customers through continued marketing, merchandising and operational excellence

Team Member Board Member

Thomas W. Dortch, Jr.

Recognized figure in business development, public relations and fundraising

Team Member Board Member

Quentin Roach

Recognized global leader in the development of high performing teams, development & implementation of Supplier Relationship Management.

Team Member Board Member

Bruce Thompson

Recognized figure in finance, marketing, strategic planning, operations and not for profit organizations.

Team Member Board Member

Kenneth Allen Charles

Kenneth Allen Charles currently serves as Vice President Global Diversity and Inclusion at General Mills.

Team Member Board Member

Michael C. McNeil

Michael C. McNeil is the current Global Chief Privacy & Security Officer at Medtronic Inc.

Team Member Board Member

Mel Parker

Mel Parker is the newly appointed President of Brinks North America.

Team Member Board Member

Belinda Reed Shannon

Belinda Reed Shannon currently serves as Vice President,Compliance, EEO, Diversity and Employee Relations for GlaxoSmithKline.

Team Member Board Member

Donald Comer

Director of Distributed Access Marketing, FedEx

Management Team

Team Member CEO

Jesse J. Tyson,

An Energy Industry Leader with leveraged global knowledge of regulatory and environmental issues.

Team Member V P of Strategic Program Initiatives

Kim R. Wilson

Kim focuses on developing strategy and plans for annual conference programming to meet the needs of the NBMBAA membership.

Team Member Director of Membership, and University Relations

Elizabeth “Liz” Hope,

Liz focuses on the strategic plans for chapters development, member engagement and collegiate programs.

Team Member Director of Human Resources

Reniece R. Wright, MSHR,

Reniece has a demonstrated track record in building competencies and identifying trends for Leadership Development.

National Black MBA Association® Extends Jesse Tyson's Term of Interim President & Chief Executive Officer
(Press Release) May 30, 2013

NBMBAA Member Cheryl Washington Recognized as One of the "Top 50 Wirehouse Women in 2013"
(Wealth Management) May 2013

The NBMBAA Welcomes, FedEx Executive, Donald W. Comer to our Board of Directors
(Press Release) May 20, 2013

Jesse J. Tyson, NBMBAA Interim CEO & President Participated in an OppsPlace Live! Google+ Hangout
(OppsLive! Channel Youtube) May 14, 2013

NBMBAA Member Becomes First African-American Treasurer of Cuyahoga County
(New Pittsburgh Courier) April 2013

NBMBAA Annual Conference Makes Top Trade Show List
(TSNN) April 2013

Christina Marshall who was on the winning team at the NBMBAA Case Competition® was also on the winning team of the Wake Forest Marketing Summit
(Black Netwire) April 2013

NBMBAA Congratulates Bill Wells on Lifetime Achievement Award
(PDF) April 2013

NBMBAA Board Member Thomas W. Dortch on Receiving the 2013 Spotlight Award
(Youtube) February 2013

Celebrating Black History Month: Accenture
(Accenture) February 2013

The Raleigh-Durham Chapter Appeared on ABC 11
(ABC Local) February 2, 2013

Growing up in NBMBAA: Gary Morton from LOT to Boston Chapter President
(Black Netwire) January 31, 2013

Western New York Chapter Raises Its Profile
(Buffalo News) January 27, 2013

Carrington & Carrington, Ltd., Selected to Search for Permanent NBMBAA President/CEO
(Press Release) January 10, 2013

Jesse J. Tyson is Appointed Interim NBMBAA President & CEO
(Press Release) January 3, 2013

Jobs at NBMBAA

Effective: March 4, 2013

Department: Strategic Programming Initiatives

Program Manager (1 Position Available)
The purpose of this position is to develop, coordinate and implement new and existing programs/initiatives that will help the NBMBAA to continue to fulfill its responsibility to the NBMBAA membership, while expanding its reach across the nation and into the future. Projects may include, but are not limited to: Content and curriculum development and design for conferences, workshops, seminars, virtual seminars, web conferences, tours, networking events; General, corporate, student and member inquiries regarding subject matter; Interdepartmental projects or other activities pertinent to the subject matter; develop business opportunities; serve as liaison to chapters; assist in the organization/development of chapters, etc.
Program Manager II Full Job Description

Department: Partner Development

Director of Development
This position calls for a strategic and entrepreneurial leader with the capacity to produce extraordinary results. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the CPD Director has responsibility for all development activities including; corporate relations, business and fund development. The main objective of the CPD Director is to drive revenue growth through sponsorship and fund development. The position is responsible for the identification of, solicitation of, negotiations with, and closing of all high-level, strategic sponsorship targets. The CPD Director is responsible for creating and executing a Sponsorship Strategy that identifies and pursues sponsorship candidate organizations, packages association assets for presentation to those organizations, and fulfills sponsorship agreements in support of the association’s mission. 
Corporate Parter Development Director - Full Job Description (PDF)

Account Manager
This position will be responsible for development of strategic partnerships, initiating contact with potential partners, defining the scope of the relationship, identifying profitable deal points and negotiating transactions. The candidate will be able to analyze complex data, think strategically about the industry and product, and possess strong interpersonal and deal-making skills. 
Account Manager - Full Job Description (PDF)

Department: Business Services (Finance)

Accounts Payable Analyst
Leads the organization in the accounts payable function including, accurate and timely posting of invoices to the general ledger, processing expense reports, liability account reconciliation, monthly and annual closing. Ensure association accounting payables procedures conform to generally accepted accounting principles. 
Account Payable Analyst - Full Job Description (PDF)

Department: Marketing

Data Research Analyst
This position will gather data about the market environment for a variety of sources including internal and external secondary data, internal prospect and customer data and primary research. This position will also be responsible for producing standard and ad-hoc reports for management and implement an assessment strategy in relations to our Chapters and Corporate Partners. 
Data Research Analyst - Full Job Description (PDF)

NBMBAA offers a competitive industry compensation and benefits package. For consideration please send your resume to:

Email: hr@nbmbaa.org
Fax: (312) 580-8724
National Black MBA Association®
Attn: Human Resources Dept
400 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 203
Atlanta, GA 30308

400 West Peachtree Street NW, Suite 203, Atlanta, GA 30308
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