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NABA, Inc. represents the largest pool of accounting, finance, and business professionals of color in the nation. NABA members work at various expertise levels across a broad spectrum of specialties. These include controllers, business development, grant writers, cost accountants, chief financial officers, lawyers, marketing, directors of finance, program developers, financial analysts, project managers, internal and external auditors, sales, payroll managers and tax accountants, to name a few. As entry-level staff, managers, consultants, senior executives, and entrepreneurs, NABA members represent the driving force behind many corporate, governmental and educational institutions.


NABA’s success is its ability to develop and encourage professional potential and growth of our members. NABA’s overall objective is to create business leaders.  Focusing on the essential skills for success, NABA offers unique value-added leadership training and professional development opportunities as well as venues for organizations and individuals to build new business.  “Lifting As We Climb” is our motto and the standard we apply in our efforts to assist our members in realizing their personal, professional and economic potential through a combination of professional and personal education, leadership training, and access to professional and social networks. We are also recruiting and developing a new pool of professionals with our Accounting Awareness Programs (ACAP) for high school students and our student membership for college and university students.

Your membership and affiliation with our association provides you with a direct link to future and current business leaders as well as access to opportunities for growth.

NABA, Inc. has established a wide range of programs specifically developed to assist accounting and finance professionals in achieving their career goals. Each program is geared towards nurturing the relationship between the business community and the Association at large. We urge you to join us in this effort by becoming a member of the premier association for African-American business professionals.

Professional Programs and Initiatives

Annual National Convention & EXPO
Each year, NABA, Inc. hosts its National Convention & EXPO in cities across the nation to bring together employers, NABA members, and other constituents to network, sharpen their skills, and engage in entertaining social activities. These In addition to the Annual National Convention & EXPO — NABA’s most anticipated event of the year, each region hosts yearly Student Conferences in various for local student members. Whether you represent a Fortune 500 company or are interested in attending yourself, you will find that NABA’s conferences provide many activities and events that will benefit you or your organization greatly.Click Here for Convention Information
CPA Bound Initiative
Those of you who have obtained certification have joined an exclusive club of African-American accounting, finance and information technology professionals. To increase the membership in this club, NABA along with The Howard University School of Business Center for Accounting Education (HUSB-CAE) developed the CPA Bound Initiative with four program components: Click Here For More Information
Financial Education
Wal-Mart and NABA are organizations dedicated to improving the financial education in the African American and all communities, by providing basic financial tools that allow individuals to establish realistic goals and work towards achieving them. Click Here For More Information.
National Financial Literacy Initiative
NABA partnered with the AICPA in the development of Money Sense, utilizing the AICPA’s 360 Degrees of Financial Literacy, the CPA profession’s national campaign that helps educate Americans on how financial issues affect them at the different stages of their lives, from childhood to retirement. Click Here For More Information.
National Online Career Center
NABA represents the interests of more than 100,000 African-American professionals in the fields of accounting, auditing, finance, consulting, and management information systems, as well as a host of other career tracks relating to finance functions. NABA’s Career Center confidentially links job seekers with career opportunities, providing a powerful tool for all levels of staffing and professional development. Click Here For Listings.

Membership Options


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