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Authenticity Matters: Being Black in Corporate America
The Torch, February 14, 2018
   
Member Roberta Esther was among panelists that gave students tips on how to tackle the business world at the “Being Black in Corporate America” event hosted by Alpha Kappa Psi co-ed fraternity and NABA. READ MORE    
     
Performance Coach Jeannine K. Brown Helps Increase Confidence
Rollingout, January 18, 2018
   
Everyday Lead CEO Jeannine K. Brown is working to not only boost corporate employees’ moral, but she is also making sure businesses truly understand the value of diversity.  While attending an event with the NABA Twin Cities chapter in Minnesota, rollingout caught up with Jeannine to learn how diversity can make or break a business. READ MORE    
     
NABA Twin Cities President Orlando Bryant on the Benefits of a Network
Rollingout, January 12, 2018
   
Recruiting and retaining a talented pool of professionals of color is a goal of the NABA’s corporate partners. It’s also a goal at the top of the agenda for Orlando Bryant, president of NABA Twin Cities chapter.  READ MORE    
     
NABA Chapters in Texas Participate in March to State Capital 
NABA Austin/Central Texas, January 15, 2018
   
Members from the NABA Austin / Central Texas chapter and NABA HTU marched with other organizations from the University of Texas-Austin to the state capital on MLK Jr. Day to honor his legacy.  VIEW PHOTOS    
     
Why Are African American Students Still Not Majoring in Accounting?
The CPA Journal, January 2018
   
George Violette, PhD, CPA and NABA member Carol L. Cain, PhD authors this eye-opening article for The CPA Journal, re-examining the seemingly lack of African-American students choosing accounting as a major and the importance of early impressions.  READ MORE    
     
NABA Student Leader Ready to Redefine Social Media with App
Zamibia Daily Mail Limited, January 5, 2018
   
Michael Sakala is a student studying business administration at Wiley College.  Currently, Michael is the vice-president for the NABA student chapter at Wiley and the president of the Financial Literacy Club.  Michael, and other with Wiley graduates have officially launched a new social media mobile application for the iPhone android called Tell Em’. READ MORE    
     
Advancing Diversity within the CPA Profession
The CPA Journal, December 2017
   
NABA member Alfonzo Alexander, NASBA's Chief Relations Officer and president of its Center for the Public Trust, shares some facts, myths, and suggestions on how the profession can improve diversity efforts with The CPA Journal.  READ MORE    
     
Top LSU Management Student and NABA Member Recognized as Rucks Fellows Class of 2017-18
The Advocate, Deember 27, 2017
To qualify, a senior management major must have a GPA in the top 10 of all graduating seniors in the management curriculum,Chris-Annie Joseph fits all the qualifications. She serves as financial secretary for the NABA LSU student chapter, vice president of merit for the Society of Human Resource Management. READ MORE    
     
Lisa Owens-Jackson Delivers Commencement Keynote at North Carolina A&T
NABA Southern Region / NABA Greensboro, December 23, 2017
   
We are extremely proud of NABA Greensboro member Lisa Owens-Jackson for delivering the Commencement Keynote at her alma mater, The North Carolina A&T State University! #nabagreensboro. #aggiepride VIEW IMAGE    
     
NABA Announces Partnership with AICPA Foundation to Expand ACAP 
Accoutning Today, December 16, 2017
   
NABA announced a new partnership with the AICPA Foundation on Thursday that will expand the organization's Accounting Career Awareness Program. The new collaboration will include grants to colleges and universities that help in the teaching of high school accounting and finance programs. READ MORE    
     
NABA Boston Featured During Ebony Winter Gala 30th Anniversary
BlackNews.com, December 7, 2017
   
Considered to be the premier event of New England Black professionals, the Ebony Gala brings NABA and UMP together in a collaborative effort that includes the following 8 membership organizations, marking the 30th anniversary of the Ebony Winter Gala with a sell out crowd of more 4,000 attendees.  READ MORE    
     
Katrina Haynes, CPA Article on Clients Obtaining a Green Card Featured in Bloomberg BNA
Bloomberg Tax, November 30, 2017
   
NABA member Katrina Haynes, CPA pens a great article reminding clients to think about the tax consequences of obtaining a Green Card. READ MORE    
     
NABA Student Member Trevis Farver Jr. Open Letter to UConn on “It’s Okay to be White” Campus Event
UConn Daily Campus, November 30, 2017
   
NABA student member Trevis Farver Jr. pens a letter to the University of Connecticut administration on the “It’s Okay to be White” event that took place on campus. READ MORE    
     
Kemberley Washington, CPA 'Everything You Need to Know About the Republican Tax Plan' Posted on Black Enterprise Site
Black Enterprise, November 17, 2017
   
NABA member Kemberley Washington, CPA answers how the Repbulican tax plan stacks up for small business owners in an article for Black Enterprise. 
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NABA Fosters Personal and Professional Development
The Knight News, November 10, 2017
   
Queen's College newspaper 'The Knight News' highlights the importance of NABA and how NABA is bridging the opportunity gap of students who want to enter business fields such as accounting and finance.  The article also highlights NABA's diversity and inclusion.  READ MORE    
     
Accounting Reminded This Plattsburg University Standout of Editing a Film
Cardinal Points, November 10, 2017
   
Prior to attending PSUC, Shiyiheeim Nartey-Tokoli attended a film high school. During that time, he participated in a theater camp, was a part of a Broadway show and was heavily interested in the film industry.  As a resident assistant of Moffitt Hall, former artistic director of Night of Nations, the vice president of club K.I.N.K.S. and co-chair of event planning for the NABA student chapter, the double major in accounting and finance is always busy.  READ MORE    
     
NABA Member Gene Padgett Helped Form the BPA - They Now Present the 8th Annual Event Benefitting Children in Houston
D-Mars.com, November 2017
   
Gene Padgett and Carmen Herrera of the National Sales Network started out with four organizations and has blossomed to over twenty in the past eight years.  They formed the Black Professional Alliance (BPA).  The BPA will present the 8th Annual Holiday Social and Toy Drive.  Literally thousands of children have recieved toys as a result of the efforts of this conglomerate of professional black association and organizations. READ MORE    
     
NABA Pittsburgh - A Leader in the Coats & Care Program
WPXI, November 14, 2017
   
WPXI announced the drop-off location for the Coats & Care program.  The program is sponsored by the Pittsburgh chapters of NABA, National Black MBA Association, National Society of Black Engineers and Pittsburgh Black Media Federation. READ MORE    
     
Business College Honors ‘Emerging Saluki Leader Award’ Winners
SIU News, October 26, 2017
   
NABA member Kendrick Coleman has been recognized by Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s College of Business recently with the 2017 Emerging Saluki Leader award. READ MORE     
     
Magic City Classic Provides Chance to Recruit STEM Talent
Birmingham Business Journal, Ocober 24, 2017
   
Recent graduates and students representing organizations including the National Society of Black Engineers and NABA attended The Birmingham Business Alliance's Magic City Classic Talent Recruitment Project held Oct. 27 at Iron City.  READ MORE     
     
NABA Lifetime Member Joins Manhattan College Board of Trustees
Manhattan College, October, 19, 2017
   
Kenneth Bouyer, Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting at Ernst & Young and NABA Lifetime Member, was recently among five people welcomed to Manhattan College's Board of Trustees.  READ MORE    
     
The VA Tech Presidential Scholarship Initiative Directly is a Great Benefit - Especially for NABA Student Members at Virginia Tech
Augusta Free Press, October 18, 2017
   
Felicia Haynes is treasurer of the Virginia Tech chapter of NABA, and studied abroad in the Dominican Republic this past summer.  During her first year on campus, Haynes participated in the mentoring program run through the Presidential Scholarship Initiative, which paired her with a junior from her hometown. She said that experience helped tie her into her university from the start. READ MORE    
     
NABA Members Appointed to Advisory Committees for the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy
NABA Press Release - October 16, 2017
   
NABA is proud to highlight NABA members that were appointed as advisory committee members for the Texas State Board of Public Accountancy. PRESS RELEASE    
     
NABA Teaches Students How To Execute A Stellar Interview
The Knight News (Queen's College), October 11, 2017
   
NABA hosted an interactive interview workshop, led by club president Bensky Belizaire and vice president Edem Ekpe, where guests participated in student led mock interviews, teaching participants what to do and say. READ MORE    
     
Accounting Profession’s Commitment to Diversity Reflected in Scholarship Support for Jenkins MAC Students
Poole College of Management News, October 3, 2017
   
Jasmine Richardson applied to the Jenkins Master of Accounting (MAC) Program in the NC State Poole College of Management, each received a generous scholarship designated for academically talented students from historically underrepresented populations.  She was awarded a $10,000 grant provided by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB).  READ MORE    
     
Only All-Black and All Women Team - NABA Houston Student Chapter - Places High at KPMG International Case Study Competion
NABA - University of Houston, October 2017
   
KPMG held the university round of their international case study competition and our student chapter had a group of women comprised of both officers and members compete. These ladies made it to the final round and ended up taking 2nd place. Unfortunately, the regional round will only be taking the #1 team. This was a huge accomplishment for the NABA team as they were the only all-black and all women team out of approximately 20 competing teams. View Team    
     
New Leadership in the Baton Rouge Chapter
The Advocate, October 1st, 2017
   
Charles E. Dabney Jr. has been elected president of the Baton Rouge chapter.  READ MORE     
     
Alan C. Young Elected Chair of MICPA
Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants, September 26, 2017
   
The MICPA has elected NABA, Inc. member Alan Young as chair of its 2017–18 board of directors and also named other officers and three new members-at-large to the board. Young, of West Bloomfield, is the founder and CEO at Alan C. Young and Associates PC in Detroit. A member of the board since 2009, he will serve a one-year term as its chair.     
     
After Hurricane Harvey, Black Organizations Can Be Life Rafts for Black-Owned Businesses
TribTalk, September 25, 2017
   
The sustainability of the black business community is often dependent on black social networks. Organizations that are both racially-specific and industry-specific (e.g. NABA) are an important social network tool used to gain business resources. READ MORE    
     
NABA Disaster Relief Fund
NABA Inc., September 2017
   
If you would like to make a donation that will be designated and directed to our Chapters in the hurricane impact zones for the purposes of community support and disaster relief, do so through the NABA Disaster Relief Fund.  READ MORE    
     
NABA Members Speak at the Alabama Society of CPAs Holds Diversity Conference
Accounting Today, September 15, 2017
   
Students gathered from all across the state to meet and hear about best diversity practices in the profession, with speakers including AICPA chair Kimberly Ellison-Taylor and New Jersey Society of CPAs CEO Ralph Thomas, both NABA Lifetime Members. READ MORE    
     
Milwaukee Member Jon C. Gaines, CPA Uses His Accounting Skills to Assist New Entrepreneurs
On Balance Magazine, July / August 2017 
   
Jon C. Gaines, CPA, CGMA, MBA believes succeeding at anything in life is a bit like skydiving.  By Gaine's calculation, it's important to be fearless, ready for success, prepared for any potential setbacks and enjoy the moment. READ MORE    
     
CPE Evolving
California CPA Magazine, September 2017
   
From nano learning to emerging topics to new delivery methods, the world of continuing professional education is changing—and changing fast. NABA member Okorie Ramsey, CalCPA Education Foundation board president, talks about his term and the future of CPE. READ MORE    
     
NABA at the National Miss Black America Pageant
NABA Philadelphia, August 26, 2017
   
NABA Philadelphia served as the official accounting team to tabulate points for the National Miss Black America Pageant. READ MORE    
     
How This Millennial Made A Boss Move In The Accounting World
Black Enterprise, August 16, 2017
   
Black Girl Magic is in full force for NABA member Jamila Abston. With an MBA from Yale in hand, there was no stopping her.
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Randolph Students Attend Accounting Career Awareness Program
Wicked Local, August 15, 2017
   
Randolph High School students Susana Jia and Daphterlie Louis are among 16 high school juniors and seniors from Greater Boston accepted to a specialized program for students interested in accounting and business careers.  READ MORE    
     
IMA Signs Pact with NABA
Accounting Today, August 8, 2017
   
NABA and The Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) plan to partner on joint webinars, speaking engagements and thought leadership content, stressing the themes of diversity, certification and the accounting profession.   READ MORE    
     
Q&A with Milford McGuirt, 2017 Most Admired CEO
Atlanta Business Chronicle, August 1, 2017
   
NABA Lifetime Member Milford McGuirt, Atlanta managing partner of KPMG, has been named the 2017 Most Admired CEO by the Atlanta Business Chronicle.  READ MORE    
     
From ‘Wallflower’ to Confident Leader
Journal of Accountancy, August 1, 2017
   
Journal of Accountancy is celebrating our NABA - Greater Jackson (MS) Chapter Member and Board Secretary, Kimberly Hardy, CPA/CFA.  
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Former NABA President & CEO Appointed to DC Board of Accountancy 
NABA Press Release, August 2017
   
Angela L. Avant, CPA was recently appointed to the District of Columbia Board of Accountancy, effective as of June 17, 2017.  READ MORE    
     
 RubinBrown CPA Honored with 30 Under 30 Award
CPA Practice Advisor, August 1, 2017
   
RubinBrown recently announced that Kendrick Coleman, CPA, was recently honored at the St. Louis Business Journal’s annual 30 Under 30 awards banquet. Kendrick serves as a Student Liaison for the Central Region Student Conference of the National Association of Black Accountants.  READ MORE    
     
EY Announces New Leadership Promotions in San Jose – NABA Member Promoted
PR Web, July 28, 2017
   
Constant Djacga was promoted to partner from senior manager.  He is also involved in the community and a board member of the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) San Francisco.  READ MORE     
     
Myya Jones, Detroit's Millennial Mayoral Candidate, Now Running as a Write-In
Metro Times, June 15, 2017
   
Her resume includes a stint as the president of the National Pan Hellenic Council, an internship on Capitol Hill with Congresswoman Brenda Lawrence (D-Mich), and two positions on the board of the National Association of Black Accountants.  READ MORE    
     
New Bar Set at National Association of Black Accountants Convention & Expo
NABA Press Release, June 2017
   
Top professionals and students from the accounting and finance industry gathered for the 46th NABA National Convention & Expo in New Orleans, LA from June 6-10. READ MORE    
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