Member Spotlight

NBMBAA® Board Chairman Bruce Thompson Gives His Take On The 10 Things Recent Grads Must Do To Thrive in Their New Job

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Board Chairman Bruce Thompson Gives His Take On The 10 Things Recent Grads Must Do To Thrive in Their New Job

NBMBAA® Bruce Thompson, a senior executive at Arconic, #228 in this year’s Fortune 500 list, with $12.4 billion in revenue and over 40,000 employees, provides his take on this question. In this conversation, Bruce identifies 10 key tactics that professionals of color who are new hires can implement to ensure their success when starting a new […]

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Fortune 100 Executive and NBMBAA® Board Member, Valerie Love on Leadership, Wellness and Inclusion

Fortune 100 Executive and NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Board Member, Valerie Love on Leadership, Wellness and Inclusion

NBMBAA® Board Member, Valerie Love, discusses her role as Head of Human Resources for Johnson & Johnson with Thrive Global. Love talks about encouraging diversity and inclusion at the most basic level, by encouraging employees to embrace who they are, even in the workplace. NBMBAA® is proud to have such a vocal proponent of inclusion […]

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Member Spotlight: Joseph V. Hill

LOT® Chapter: Philadelphia, 2005-2007
Occupation: Social Studies teacher [Teach for America], Wilmington, Del.
Education: Bachelor’s degree in government and philosophy, Georgetown University, 2011
Best Memories: “Competing in the Case Competition in auditorium of Rice University, attending the 2008 Presidential Debate at Howard University with Leonard James and going to Dallas and Houston.”
LOT® Accomplishments: Coming in second place in […]

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Member Spotlight: Nicole Dickelson

LOT® Chapter: Washington, D.C., 2001-2004
Occupation: Special Advisor to the Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, Department of Health & Human Services
Education: Master of Public Health (MPH) in Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan, 2010, bachelor’s degree in sociology, Spelman College, 2008 magna cum laude, Spelman College, 2008
Best Memories: “Served as the student president […]

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Member Spotlight: Jamira Burley

LOT® Chapter: Philadelphia, 2005-2007
Occupation: Executive Director, City of Philadelphia Youth Commission Education: Bachelor’s degree in International Business and Legal Studies, Temple University Best Memories: “I delivered the Keynote Address at the LOT® National Business Case Competition in Florida. I was asked to serve as a mentor for the NBMBAA® Conference in Atlanta to assist with […]

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Member Spotlight: Kristen Brown

Dallas Chapter LOT, 2008-2012
Occupation: “Possibly as a marketing manager or owning my own consulting business.”
Education: Currently at Syracuse University, with a double major in marketing and advertising
Best Memory: “My best moment was when I was elected LOT® National President and CEO in Atlanta.”
LOT® Accomplishments: “When my team won first-place with the Case Competition for the […]

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Member Spotlight: Ian Bridges

Ian Bridges, LOT® Luminary
Detroit LOT® Chapter, 2006-2008
Occupation: Teach for America educator, Detroit
Education: Bachelor’s in Business Administration, Magna Cum Laude, Morehouse College, 2012
Best Memories: Case Competition participant during summer 2007, meeting mentor Dimitrius Hutcherson at the 2007 national conference, being acknowledged by local LOT® chapter for receiving Morehouse College academic scholarship LOT® Accomplishments: Case Competition participant […]

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