Welcome to the National Black MBA Association, Inc. – South Florida Chapter!

The NBMBAA – South Florida Chapter (NBMBAASFL) was founded in 1987 and now has over 100members with professional experience acquired from both public and private sectors. The chaptersstrategies is to establish and maintain an effective information and communication network; enhancethe membership’s professional and career development goals and interests through leadershiptraining, skill building, social awareness and program funding. To develop and implement programsthat: Assist students, and members in their career paths and facilitate minority businessdevelopment by assisting current and prospective entrepreneurs with the creation of sound businessstrategies.

Programs

LOT Program

Leaders OF Tomorrow (LOT) Program was first implemented in the South Florida Chapter in 1997.

A network of high school students and professional mentoring outreach efforts of chapter membersand the community, working together to guide young people down a path to professional careers.

Mentors volunteer as coaches to work with students on a consistent basis and help them to developthe habits necessary for achievement, to set and reach goals, and to understand personal andcollective responsibility.

Allow yourself the chance to pass along your knowledge to the next generation of professionalsthrough our leaders of Tomorrow program. This successful program has provided a positiveinfluence to average high school students who have exhibited leadership potential, but requireadditional motivational factors in their lives to achieve excellence. Our local mentoring opportunitiesinclude: tutoring, leading workshops, ACT/SAT prep, resume’ writing and administering scholarshipprograms for college bound students. We are accepting both new students and mentors to theprogram. Contact the chairperson Franklin Fletcher at nbmbaasfl@gmail.com.

Scholarship Program

The South Florida Chapter believes that educated professionals are key leaders that drive prosperityin our communities. We know that by investing in a student’s education today… our association willreap benefits tomorrow! Each year our Chapter awards scholarships to students studying businessadministration. Applicants must be full-time students who are permanent legal residents of Florida.

Scholarships awards are a minimum of $1,000 to student awardee annually and our namedscholarship is one in memory of Jacki Tuckfield, who was a chapter member (now deceased). Thecriteria include grades, extra-curricular activities, and an essay – with an optional interview. Chaptermembers may apply if they meet the criteria. Contact the chairperson Patricia Williams @nbmbaasfl@gmail.com.

Events

June 16, 2015 – Elevate Your Intellect (E.Y.I) Webinar Series: “How to Maximize Your LinkedInPresence”
July 10, 2015 – Marlins Baseball Game Fundraiser
August 12, 2015 – General Body Meeting (GBM) – Finra Informational

Achievements

  • 3rd Place Winners – 9th Annual LOT National Case Competition – Nova Southeastern University – 2010
  • Host to 9th Annual National Leaders of Tomorrow Case Competition – 2010
  • 2nd Place Winners – 8th Annual LOT National Case Competition – University of Michigan – 2009
  • Miami-Dade Chamber of Commerce Community Leader Award – 2008
  • 100 Black Men of South Florida, Inc. Community Partnership Award – 2008
  • Department of Justice, Federal Bureau of Investigation – Director’s Community Leadership Award – 2007
  • 1st Place Winners – 6th Annual Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) National Case Competition – The Wharton School of the University of Pennyslvania – 2007