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Welcome to The National Black MBA Association® Detroit Chapter!
The Detroit Chapter Celebrates 40 YEARS OF LEGACY AND LEADERSHIP in 2016! 

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The Detroit Chapter was incorporated in 1976 with the vision of establishing and maintaining an effective communication device for the African-American manager. Our mission is to assist in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth within the African-American community.

The Detroit Chapter is currently one of the 10 largest chapters in the National Black MBA Association with approximately 250 members. Our diverse membership demographics include a variety of industries including banking, health care, education, retail, automotive and a host of other career fields. The Detroit Chapter is also proud to be the home of 3 past National Presidents, 1 National VP Operations and nearly 20 past members of the National Board of Directors. The National Black MBA Association’s Board Chairman, Bruce Thompson, is a former President of the Detroit Chapter.

2016 is an important year for the Detroit Chapter as we celebrate “40 YEARS OF LEGACY AND LEADERSHIP”! Over the past (40) years, the Detroit Chapter has made signficant achievements in the Metro-Detroit area, being a transformative entity in the corporate community and developing many successful corporate executives and business leaders! National Black MBA Association Detroit Chapter has been the premier business organization in the Metro Detroit area.

During 2016, our chapter programming will be centered around our “40 Years of Legacy and Leadership”.
We have set a goal to award (40) forty scholarships to Metro Detroit Area students studying in the field of business. We will hold our “40 Years of Legacy and Leadership” Black Tie Gala on Friday, June 17, 2016 – 6:30 pm at MGM GRAND DETROIT. This Black Tie Gala will be momentous as we honor our Founding Members, William Brooks, Barbara J. Mahone, Frank Seibert, Carl Stoutermire, and John Thomas, former Presidents, award (40) educational scholarships, recognize corporate partners, community leaders, and celebrate the Detroit Black MBA’s achievements.
Take advantage of sponsorship and ticket sales opportunities early by visiting http://40yearsoflegacyandleadership.eventbrite.com.

The National Black MBA Association Detroit Chapter is a 501(c)3 registered Not-For-Profit with the IRS and the State of Michigan.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]

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[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]The Chapter brings together business professionals with a variety of skills in several fields in an effort to achieve the following objectives:

  • Assist in the development of exceptional African-American professionals and business leaders;
  • Enhance the business skills and professional awareness of our members;
  • Sustain and strengthen the economic structure of the African-American community;
  • Assist corporations in their efforts to recruit and retain minorities in positions that provide professional growth; and
  • Provide an avenue for development of future leaders in the African-American community.

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