Joe Handy, president of NBMBAA, calls for companies to live beyond hashtag

Joe Handy, originally from New York, serves as the newly appointed president and chief executive officer of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA)®. Handy is a multifaceted business and operations executive with a strong history of leadership and over two decades of experience in cultural institutions. He joinedrolling out to discuss a very promising opportunity. […]

The Consortium provides free MBA for Black college graduates

The Consortium for Graduate Study in Management, aka The Consortium, provides Black and Hispanic students with an opportunity to become executives in corporate America through a free sponsored Master of Business Administration program at some of the nation’s best colleges and universities. Not only does The Consortium supply the schools with highly qualified African American […]

Tough as steel, Paulina Johnson succeeds against all odds

Paulina Johnson’s journey to success was not easy. She survived a traumatic childhood growing up with parents who abused drugs, became a mother at 16, and overcame personal hardships while raising her family. Now she is an account manager at the world’s leading integrated steel and mining company, ArcelorMittal USA. She manages the General Motors […]

NBMBAA® CEO Jesse Tyson moderates forum hosted by Atlanta NBMBAA® Chapter

The Atlanta Chapter of the National Black MBA Association® convened influential government leaders to explore key challenges and opportunities in education, economic development, and transportation to provide new perspectives on time-sensitive issues that residents in the Atlanta-area are faced with. Featured participants included: Stacey Y. Abrams, House Minority Leader for the Georgia General Assembly and State Representative for the 89th House District; […]

Laila Ali: ‘I felt like I won my fights before I even got into the ring’

The National Black MBA Association held it’s 38th annual conference and exposition in New Orleans Oct. 11-15, 2016. Fitness and wellness expert and former boxing champion Laila Ali was in attendance and appeared to be in great spirits since the death of her father, activist and professional boxer Muhammad Ali. Rolling out had a chance […]

Migos, Mannie Fresh and Traci Steele turn up at Pepsi MBA Live in New Orleans

For the second year in a row, it was a “Friday Night Lituation” at Pepsi MBA Live. This past Friday, October 14, 2016, more than 3,000 people filled the New Orleans hotspot, The Metropolitan, for the annual concert and after-party presented by Pepsi, Diageo and the National Black MBA Association. The finale event featured performances […]

National Black MBA Association addresses Atlanta’s biggest issues

The National Black MBA Association held a stellar meeting at the Georgia-Pacific Auditorium on Jan 25. Four of Atlanta’s most important leaders in transportation, county government, education and city government addressed the crowd about the city’s biggest issues. Those key speakers included Keith Parker, general manager and CEO of MARTA; John Eaves, chairman of Fulton […]

NBMBAA’s Jesse Tyson talks about success of annual conference in Atlanta

When the National Black MBA Association’s board agreed that their interim president possessed too much vision and leadership experience to be set aside in an attempt to appoint a new president, they made one of the most viable decisions they could for the 30-year-old professional organization. At the helm of the progressive association for the […]

Earvin Johnson, Robin Roberts to speak at 2014 NBMBAA Conference in Atlanta

More Than 10,000 Expected to Join CEOs, Business Leaders and Influencers as 1 of the Nation’s Largest Professional Conferences Returns to Atlanta The National Black MBA Association® announced its 36th annual Conference & Exposition will be held Sept. 16–20, 2014 at the Georgia World Congress Center, returning for the fourth time to Atlanta. Highly regarded […]

National Black MBA Association national president Jesse Tyson

Jesse J. Tyson, CEO and president of the National Black MBA Association (Ex-official member of the Board of Directors) An energy industry leader with leveraged global knowledge of regulatory and environmental issues until 2011, Jesse Tyson led the Global Aviation business for ExxonMobil (EM) based in Brussels, Belgium, working across multiple industry groups in developing strategic […]

Save the date! Black professional conferences and conventions

Your 2014 guide to African American conferences and conventions: January-March National Society of Black Engineers 40th Annual National Convention Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center Nashville, TN March 26-30, 2014 www.nsbe.orgApril-June National Council on Educating Black Children  2014 Annual Convention New Orleans, LA April 15 -18, 2014 ncebc.orgJuly-September Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 2014 Boulé […]

NBMBAA’s Charmaine Ward a Shining Example of Success of Networking

An invitation from a friend to attend a leadership and networking conference of  black professionals in Nashville was intriguing for Charmaine Ward. Very comfortable in her then-career, she was a tiny bit curious about the possibilities, thinking, “All I have to do is show up with a résumé and talk to recruiters.” This marked Ward’s […]

Elliott Holland, Black Harvard Graduate, Talks MBA

After receiving his dual bachelor’s degree from Morehouse College and Georgia Tech, in General Science and Mechanical Engineering, and his MBA in General Management from Harvard School of Business, Elliott Holland knew that as he traveled the road to success, he would achieve his goals without compromising. Here, he shares how the first black billionaire […]