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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    Based on August job statistics from the Bureau of Labor and Statistics released late last week, black unemployment fell to 5.5%, the lowest rate recorded since the Labor Department began keeping the numbers in the 1970s. (Black Enterprise)
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    According to a study by Harvard Business Review, 25 percent of entrepreneurs feel moderately burned out at some point in their careers. Anxiety, panic attacks, sudden outbursts, complete utter exhaustion and stress within your home life are just a few of the most common side effects entrepreneurs report feeling when they reach burnout. Entrepreneur Aimee Tariq offers some timps on identifying […]
  • For the First Time, Most New Working-Age Hires in the U.S. are People of Color September 12, 2019
    The surge of minority women getting jobs has helped push the U.S. workforce across a historic threshold. For the first time, most new hires of prime working age (25 to 54) are people of color, according to a Washington Post analysis of data the Labor Department began collecting in the 1970s. Minority hires overtook white […]