Each year, NABA welcomes over 2,000 of our members and more than 70 of our corporate partners to an event packed with education and career development, professional networking opportunities, social engagement, and community service. NABA works to create an environment where attendees can enhance relationships with industry peers, identify prospective career advancement opportunities, and proactively demonstrate a commitment to "lifting as we climb."
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Information Technology and other related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 people of color in these fields, NABA, Inc. advances people, advances careers and advances the mission by providing education, resources and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members, fulfilling the principle of our motto, Lifting As We Climb. This is made possible, in part, through the support of our corporate partners and the strength of our volunteer network.
Co-founder, FranklinCovey’s Global Speed of Trust Practice
Stephen M. R. Covey is the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The SPEED of Trust: The One Thing that Changes Everything, which has been translated into over 20 languages worldwide. He is co-author of the #1 Amazon bestseller Smart Trust: The Defining Skill that Transforms Managers into Leaders.
Kwame Jackson is polished, confident, and credentialed with prestigious wall street experience and business lessons he learned in front of 22 million people each week, on NBC’s hit show “The Apprentice.” As a New York City based entrepreneur, professional speaker, and media personality, he is poised for global aspirations. Kwame holds a bachelor of science degree in business administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Kenan-Flagler Business School and a master of business administration from Harvard Business School.
CEO, Coach, Consultant & Speaker
Jeannine K. Brown is results-oriented with a true passion for people. She has over 17 of experience assisting global companies to maximize revenues during expansions, mergers and acquisitions in public accounting at Deloitte, Trusted Business Advisors and she’s owned and operated several small businesses. Jeannine works closely with corporations and universities on talent development, individual and team coaching, and workplace seminars on leadership and teaming.