Press Releases


Former NABA President & CEO Appointed to DC Board of Accountancy 
August 1, 2017 - Angela L. Avant, CPA was recently appointed to the District of Columbia Board of Accountancy, effective as of June 17, 2017.


New Bar Set at National Association of Black Accountants Convention & Expo
July 7, 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. 
NABA to Host Free Financial Literacy Event for the NOLA Community at Xavier University
June 9, 2017 - The local community is invited for Financial Literacy: Money Management, Money for College, Business Start-up, Before and After College. College students, high school students, families and the NOLA community are invited!
2017 NABA Convention & Expo Brings Lineup of Daring Speakers and Leading Programs
June 7, 2017 -   The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) presents a fabulous line-up of featured speakers and guest appearances for the 2017 NABA National Convention & Expo, that started June 6 and ends June 10 in New Orleans, LA at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside.
Sherri Shepherd Announced as a Featured Speaker at 2017 NABA Convention & Expo
May 31, 2017 -   The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) is proud to announce Daytime Emmy winner, actress, comedienne and best-selling author Sherri Shepherd as Host and Mistress of Ceremonies for the Annual Awards Dinner & Gala at the 2017 NABA National Convention & Expo, to beheld June 6-10, 2017 in New Orleans, LA at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. 
Chairman of the AICPA Board of Directors to Interview Walmart Senior Executive at the 2017 NABA National Convention & Expo’s Opening Sessions
May 10, 2017 -   The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.) welcomes Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA as a featured speaker during the Opening Session on June 7th at our National Convention & Expo taking place June 6-10 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverwalk in New Orleans, LA.  The session will be a 1-on-1 one interview with Walmart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs. 
Dates Announced for the 2017 NABA Regional Student Conferences
April 14, 2017 - NABA is pleased to announce the dates for the NABA Regional Student Conferences.  The NABA Regional Student Conferences is our largest and most diverse annual student programs. 
Registration Is Open - DARE to LEAD at the 46th Annual NABA National Convention & Expo
December 15, 2016 - Registration is now open for the 46th Annual National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) National Convention & Expo to be held June 6-10, 2017 at the Hilton New Orleans Riverwalk in New Orleans, LA.
Accounting Today Honors NABA President & CEO on 2016 List of Top 100 Most Influential People in Accounting
September 9, 2016 - The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), the leading association for people of color in the accounting, finance, and related business professions, today announced that President & CEO Jina Etienne, CPA, CGMA, has been recognized by Accounting Today as one of its "Top 100 Most Influential People" for 2016 in the publication's latest report highlighting thought leaders and visionaries within the accounting industry.
2016 NABA Convention Welcomed Over 2100 Registrants and Attendees
July 21, 2016) - The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) convened the 2016 National Convention & Expo June 21-25th at The Diplomat Resort & Spa in Hollywood, FL. The convention welcomed more than 2,100 attendees making this convention the largest since 2000.
Steven L. Harris, CPA Named New NABA Board Chairman
July 11, 2016 - As of July 1, Steven L. Harris, CPA officially started his term as the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Board Chairman, replacing Kenneth E. Cooke, CPA. 
Pre-Convention Events Begin Today at the 2016 NABA National Convention
June 21, 2016 - Pre-convention events begin today at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo, June 21 - 25 at the Diplomat Hotel & Resort in Hollywood, FL. 
Leading Global Innovator and Thinker Dr. Nat Irvin II to Keynote 2016 NABA National Convention 
June 8, 2016 - The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.) welcomes Dr. Nat Irvin II as the keynote speaker of the Opening General Session at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo, June 21 - 25 at the Diplomat Hotel & Resort in Hollywood, FL. 
Actor and Activist Lamman Rucker Will be a Featured Speaker at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo 
June 6, 2016 - Actor, educator, activist and entrepreneur Lamman Rucker will be a featured speaker at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo to be held at The Diplomat Resort & the Spa Hotel in Hollywood, FL., beginning on Tuesday, June 21, and ending June 25th 2016.
NABA's 45th Annual National Convention and Expo Returns to South Florida
May 23, 2016 - For the first time in ten years, the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) Convention and Expo returns to South Florida. 
National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Selects Jina Etienne as the New President and CEO

September 10, 2015 —  Board of Directors of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. selected Jina Etienne, CPA, CGMA, as the new President and Chief Executive Officer. Her term will officially begin on September 17, 2015.


National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Announces Record Attendance at National Convention and Corporate Award Winners for 2015

June 29, 2015  - (NABA, Inc.) The 2015 National Convention welcomes more than 2,000 attendees and 65 corporate partners. Chairman of Board presents Awards to Mitchell & Titus, LLP and the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF).


National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with AARP Foundation

January 26, 2015 -(NABA, Inc.) has been awarded a $100,000 grant from the AARP Foundation to promote the Tax-Aide program to multicultural low- and moderate-income citizens and seniors.


National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. Announces New Chief Operating Officer

January 5, 2015, business and performance strategist Lauren Yost officially began leading the national office.