Welcome to the National Black MBA Association Tampa Chapter - Representing Tampa's Black Professionals

Our chapter started as an interest group in 2007 by seven Tampa area Black professionals from various industries; Sammecia Bagley, Benjamin James, Chante’ Jones, Max Oligario, Raymond Sweet and Jessica Weston, who saw the need for a meeting place organization for Black MBA’s in the Tampa Bay area.

Today, the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Black MBA Association contributes its success to delivering programs that touch upon the 5 main channels for the National Black MBA Association;

  • Education
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Career
  • Leadership
  • Lifestyle

The Chapter has done this by implementing of bi-monthly “learnshops”; where members are able to obtain information on a variety of topics; such as writing a business plan, marketing the business, minority certifications, branding and many more.

JOIN the Tampa Bay Chapter of the National Black MBA Association as we represent the most powerful network of individuals and partners dedicated to increasing corporate diversity, access to capital and intellectual advancement. We provide access to knowledge and success through our five channels of engagement: education, career, leadership, entrepreneurship and lifestyle.

Whether you are currently a student, newly-minted MBA, seasoned executive or high-achieving entrepreneur, we invite you to join and claim the advantages of one extraordinary membership!

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Upcoming Events

  1. Scale-Up Pitch Challenge

    July 15 @ 11:15 pm - September 20 @ 11:59 pm

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  • Delta Sigma Theta Sorority's Response to Barry is a Model to Follow July 18, 2019
    I wanted to highlight Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated because they provide a model for how organizations should respond to extreme weather events. The sorority proactively canceled the remainder of its national convention at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center on Friday so that members, their families, vendors, and others could leave New Orleans. (Forbes)
  • Scale-Up Pitch Challenge hosted by Mathew Knowles, PhD July 18, 2019
    Don’t miss this year’s Scale-Up Pitch Challenge hosted by Mathew Knowles, Phd, Founder & CEO of Music World Entertainment. The final three competitors will ladder up for a chance at winning a total prize pool of $50K.   Register Now for the NBMBAA 41st Annual Conference and Expo in Houston!
  • How Thinking Like a Business Owner and Marketer Helps you Build a Successful Career July 18, 2019
    With so many people changing employers and going after the next best thing, you need to start thinking three moves ahead. That means that as an employee, you need to shift your mindset to being a business owner. (Fast Company)
  • New Workers of the World - Dealing With Global Change July 18, 2019
    What an astonishing, disquieting time to be a working person. In much of the world, young people from poor families are easily outearning their parents. Yet the pressures of globalization and automation have also left many manual and service workers struggling to secure safe, supportive conditions and to feel that their toil has lasting value. […]