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leadership team

VP of Operations
George Irby

VP of Administration

Karen Linyard

VP of Finance  
Karen Everett

VP of Records

Derrick Davis

Director of Programming

Monica Lilavois 


Director of Marketing/Public Relations
Aisis Herring


Director of Collegiate & Professional Mentoring Program

Raven Solomon

Collegiate Relations

Director of Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT)

Natasha Cornelius

Director of Community Relations
LaWanda Blair-Foster


Immediate Past President

Doris Gibson

Outstanding leaders go out of their way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it’s amazing what they can accomplish.” – Sam Walton

Our vision

Our mission

Toya Everett



Nbmbaa charlotte chapter

The NBMBAA Charlotte Chapter was established in 1995 as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Incorporated in 1995, which consists of over 200 African-American professionals with graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines including marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, information technology, law, and management.


Our mission is to increase the number as well as the diversity of successful Blacks in the business community by providing innovative programs to stimulate intellectual and economic growth. Building partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth. Increasing awareness and access to graduate management, education programs and career opportunities. Developing a pipeline of youth by providing a framework to deploy business practices


Our vision is to promote intellectual and economic wealth within the Mecklenburg County community.  We provide a broad range of activities to meet the diverse needs of its membership and the Charlotte community.  Events include guest lectures, professional development, networking, and scholarship programs