2014 Convention & Expo

2014 National Convention & Expo
 
To our corporate partners, NABA members and conference attendees, thank you for your ongoing commitment to helping NABA live its motto, “Lifting As We Climb”. We thank our distinguished keynote speakers and presenters for sharing their time, talent and expertise with us.
Washington, DC our Nation’s capital was the site of the 43rd Annual Convention of NABA. More than 1,900 members, partners and guests gathered at the Marriott Marquis Washington, June 18-21, 2014 under the theme “Embracing the Past – Transforming for the Future”.  
 
2014 NATIONAL AWARD RECIPIENTS
 
COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARD – Sheila Taylor-Clark, CPA
CORPORATE DIVERSITY AWARD – EY
NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN EDUCTION – Dr. Glenda Glover, JD, PhD, CPA
NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN INDUSTRY – Ray Price, Jr.
NATIONAL ACHIEVEMENT IN PUBLIC ACCOUNTING – Malcomb D. Coley, CPA
OUTSTANDING MEMBER AWARD – Earl G. Fagan, Jr., CPA
RISING STAR AWARD – Jamila Abston, CPA, CFE, CFF
WALKING THE ROAD LESS TRAVELED – Norman K. Jenkins, CPA
 
CHAPTER PRESIDENT OF THE YEAR AWARD RECIPIENTS
SOUTHERN – Jeannine Brown (Atlanta Chapter)
EASTERN – Jamal Burise, CICA (DC Metropolitan Chapter)
CENTRAL – Vanessa Sanders (Chicago Chapter)
WESTERN – Kelvin Bryant (Dallas Chapter)
 
PROGRAM AND EVENT HIGHLIGHTS:
  • Local Convention Co-Chairs
    • Jamal D. Burise, CICA, NABA Metro DC Chapter President
    • Samantha N. Hawkins, CPA, 2014 Local Convention Co-Chair
    • Tanya Davis, 2014 Local Convention Co-Chair
  • NABA Leadership Development Institute 
    • Aspiring Leaders Track (ALDI) sponsored by McGladrey and presented by Howard University School of Business Center for Accounting Education in conjunction with Lee Hecht Harrison
    • Management Track (MLDI) sponsored and presented by GE
    • Executive Track (ELDI) sponsored by PwC and presented by Georgetown University
  • Public Forum Panel Discussion on “Uncovering Talent: A New Model for Inclusion” 
  • Plenary Session on “Investing in Each Other: The Final Frontier” featuring Angel Investor, Author and Serial Entrepreneur, Rodney Sampson and Renowned Economist, Dr. Julianne Malveaux
  • Business-to-Business Breakfast Forum on “The Power of Employee Resource Groups” sponsored by Walmart, Sam’s Club, State Street, Mitchell & Titus, Diageo, The Clorox Company and KPMG 
  • Women of NABA Network Sessions and program featuring Judy Smith, the woman behind the hit TV show “Scandal”?
    • Business Chemistry: Using Science to Improve the Art of Relationships
    • What’s Stopping You? Factors Preventing Your Ascent to the C-Suite
  • CPA Examination Review led by Becker Education
  • Over 25 hours of CPE Technical Sessions sponsored and presented by ASAE, Bank of America, Becker Education, The Boeing Company, The Business Learning Institute (BLI), Crowe Horwath, Deloitte, Dixon Hughes Goodman, EY, Grant Thornton, Johnson & Johnson, KPMG, Marriott, Microsoft, PCAOB, The PhD Project, Prudential, PwC, State Street Corporation, and Walmart
  • NABA All-Stars Recognition Reception
  • Lifetime Membership Reception
  • Career Expo featuring speaker, Dr. Willie Jolley
  • National Scholarship Luncheon sponsored by Nissan and EY awarding over $100,000 in scholarships and highlighting over 65 Award recipients
  • Student Program 
  • Golf Tournament at the Renditions Golf Course
  • NABA Cares where we prepared food for Senior Citizens in the DC area
  • Annual Awards Gala & Casino Night