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Arne M. Sorenson, President & CEO, Marriott International, Inc. Featured Panelist at “The CEO’s” Luncheon presented by Nationwide

Arne M. Sorenson, President & CEO, Marriott International, Inc. Featured Panelist at “The CEO’s” Luncheon presented by Nationwide

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica® are pleased to announce Arne M. Sorenson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Marriott International, Inc., as a featured panelist at “The CEO’s” Luncheon presented by Nationwide at the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Moderated by Carla Harris, […]

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Dan Pallotta, Founder & President, Charity Defense Council – Thursday’s Opening Keynote Speaker

Dan Pallotta, Founder & President, Charity Defense Council – Thursday’s Opening Keynote Speaker

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica® welcomes Dan Pallotta, Founder & President, Charity Defense Council and author of “Uncharitable: How Restraints on Nonprofits Undermine Their Potential,” as Thursday’s Opening Keynote Speaker at the 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition in Philadelphia on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
Dan Pallotta is a builder of […]

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On A Lighter Note – Q&A with Jesse Tyson, President and CEO, NBMBAA®

On A Lighter Note – Q&A with Jesse Tyson, President and CEO, NBMBAA<sup>®</sup>

The “On a Lighter Note” interviews leaders with questions that reveal their personalities in a less formal way. We delve into five questions with National Black MBA Association® President & CEO Jesse Tyson.
Q: Most people’s careers are basically a series of opportunities or paths you need to choose from.  And sometimes, you may be left wondering […]

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NBMBAA® to Award More Than $60,000 with New Scale-up Business Challenge for Black Entrepreneurs

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> to Award More Than $60,000 with New Scale-up Business Challenge for Black Entrepreneurs

The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) today announced The Scale-Up Business Challenge, a business pitch competition that will award innovative business owners over $65,000 in cash prizes for the winning top three teams; with $50,000 going to the grand prize winner(s). Entries will be accepted from members of the National Black MBA Association® from July 21 through […]

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NBMBAA® Headquarters Celebrates 1 Year in Atlanta

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Headquarters Celebrates 1 Year in Atlanta

National Black MBA® Association’s executive leadership, staff, members, corporate & university partners came together to help celebrate the NBMBAA’s headquarters first year anniversary in Atlanta. After being headquartered in Chicago for over 40 years, the NBMBAA® has continued to accomplish our mission of helping professionals with attaining professional and economic success through the continued alignment with […]

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The Ones to Watch – Jamel DaCosta | Purpose Driven | Atlanta Chapter Board Member

The Ones to Watch – Jamel DaCosta | Purpose Driven | Atlanta Chapter Board Member

Separating the good from the great
It’s not difficult to find an impressive young African-American executive in Atlanta. This is, after all, the well-established Mecca of black excellence. And so there is always a rising crop of leaders giving momentum to social change, economic growth, community activism and political progress. Sometimes you see them, as success […]

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NBMBAA® Hosted The Leaders of Tomorrow® Summit and 16th Annual National Business Case Competition in Chicago

NBMBAA<sup>®</sup> Hosted The Leaders of Tomorrow<sup>®</sup> Summit and 16th Annual National Business Case Competition in Chicago

High school students from across the country traveled to participate in the 2017 National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) Leaders of Tomorrow® Leadership Summit®(LOT®). The summit which was held in Chicago, IL June 21 – 25, 2017, included the 16th Annual National Business Case Competition where students competed for a combined total of $30K in scholarship […]

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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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National Black MBA Association® and Prospanica® promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

National Black MBA Association<sup>®</sup> and Prospanica<sup>®</sup> promote Career Development and Executive Leadership at the 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition

ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The National Black MBA Association® (NBMBAA®) and Prospanica® today announced the opening of registration for the co-presented 2017 Annual Conference & Exposition. The Conference will convene in Philadelphia, PA, September 26 – 30, 2017, and will include the Career Expo, as well as general programming and workshops specifically designed to address topics important to […]

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