The Membership committee is responsible for recruiting and retaining members. We also coordinate registration at meetings, track memberships and distribute information. Our needs are obtaining members that are willing to assist at some of the events. Members who are willing to serve and have ideas and suggestions in regards to growing the number of members in the Charlotte area are encouraged to volunteer. Contact: Gloria Lewis, 

The Programming Committee is responsible for developing, planning, and implementing Chapter program events in partnership with Chapter committees, corporate sponsors, and other organizations. Ideal committee members enjoy event planning and collaborating with others. The committee is in need of additional members to support the program planning and help with event coordination and logistics for various programs throughout the year. Contact: Toya Everett,

Professional Development
Are you passionate about helping others achieve career success? If yes, join the Professional Development committee. We have exciting programming planned around continuing education programs that increase the skill level of our membership and need help designing and executing these programs. Topics consist of those reported on our membership survey as well as current industry trends. We research and document development and career opportunities in the Charlotte community and a member representing the committee will report this in our quarterly general membership meetings and also submit communications to our Marketing team. Contact: Tanya Mahan-Rogers,

Looking for an opportunity to gain experience in fundraising, event planning and establishing selection criteria? If so, the Scholarship Committee is for you! The primary goal of the Scholarship Committee is to raise funds for chapter scholarships through fundraisers and securing financial sponsorships. As a member of the Scholarship Committee, you will have the opportunity to help establish the awarding criteria for scholarship recipients, decide scholarship applicants and plan the scholarship award ceremony. Contact: Nakisha Washington,

The National Black MBA Association, Inc. Charlotte Chapter is proud to announce its 2017 High School/Undergraduate and Graduate Scholarship Program. This year we will award a monetary scholarship to qualified minority high school, undergraduate and graduate students.  If you are interested in applying for this award, please click on the High School/Undergraduate or Graduate applications. Best of luck, students! APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 1, 2017

Community Relations
The Community Relations committee is looking to being intentional and impactful in the Charlotte Community. Our focus areas for serving are literacy, homelessness, and health and wellness. If you are interested in volunteering with our chapter and/or serving with the Community Relations committee, contact: Vanessa Vaughn,

Are you a good writer or do you have a knack for graphic design? Do you have relationships with local media outlets? Our team is looking for detail-oriented individuals who can assist with our email blasts, social media strategy & content, public relations, graphic design, market research and more. If you have creative ideas or want to grow your communications skillset, join our team. Contact: Michelle Connley-Gore, 

Collegiate Relations
We are seeking members who are passionate about students (undergraduate/graduate) and their professional future. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and sustaining relationships with colleges and universities to provide experience, exposure and opportunity for students; organizing campus events; attending a monthly conference call; developing and sustaining mentoring initiatives; identifying resources that develop and position students for professional success (internships, career, etc.). Time commitment is 3 hours/month. Contact: Ericka Spradley, 

Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT)
LOT helps young people learn both how to prepare to take advantage of and create opportunities. Our high school students are exposed to different ways of thinking, various cultures, diverse career fields, numerous colleges, and people who have achieved greatness. In the process, future leaders discover that whatever they want to accomplish in life is within their grasp, as long as they have the discipline, courage, assertiveness, and skills to make it happen. We need mentors and subject-matter experts to help facilitate business case competition preparation and to assist in advancing our students in a positive direction. Contact: Natasha Cornelius,

Committee Descriptions & Contact Info


Always maintaining the theme of professional development, as well as peer and career networking, regular membership meetings are focused around various topics and bring recognized industry and corporate leaders to the forefront.  Through these forums, members are provided with greater business knowledge of key social, economic and political issues impacting our area. Members are encouraged to bring guests who are looking to learn more about the meeting topic, the organization, or are looking to become NBMBAA Charlotte Chapter members.  

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