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. The Taste of Jazz @ Ybor City Jazz House

    June 2 @ 6:00 pm - June 3 @ 12:00 am
  2. 2017 National Black MBA Association, Inc. Conference -Philadelphia, PA

    September 26 @ 7:00 am - September 30 @ 6:00 pm

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