Our Mission

NABA, Inc. – Philadelphia Chapter

 

Welcome to the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.

Philadelphia Chapter!

Brandi J. Williams

Chapter President 

 president@nabaphilly.org

Rautz Marc and Jesse Rhodes

What is our mission?

The mission of the National Association of Black Accountants is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance professions with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in its successors.

The mission of NABA, Inc. is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors. The Association shall unite through membership accountants, finance and business related professionals and students who have similar interests and ideals, are committed to professional and academic excellence, possess a sense of professional and civic responsibility, and are concerned with enhancing opportunities for minorities in the accounting, finance and business related professions. The goals of the Association include, but are not limited to, the following: 

  • To promote and develop the professional skills of our members.
  • To encourage and assist minority students entering the accounting profession.
  • To provide opportunities for members to fulfill their civic responsibilities.
  • To promote public confidence in our members and the services they provide.
  • To encourage cordial relations among members and cooperative relationships with other professionals.
  • To represent the interests of current and prospective minority accounting professionals.
  • To ensure long-term financial stability and provide adequate resources to implement chapter, regional, and national programs.

In order to be successful, we need our members support. We encourage you to “Get Involved” by joining our organization and volunteer on a committee.  We want to hear from you (ideas, concerns, success stories), contact us or send an email to contact@nabaphilly.org.  Help us help you in upholding our principle motto: Lifting As We Climb!

Please connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

What do we do?

We support our members with professional growth and leadership development opportunities.

We support our sponsors’ recruitment and retention efforts directed toward diverse professionals.

We provide a communication channel between our sponsors and NABA constituencies.

We coordinate targeted community outreach efforts via organizing events and partnering with community-based groups.

Through our Accounting Career Awareness Program, we encourage and assist minority students entering the accounting profession.

We demonstrate inclusion, promote cooperative relationships, and energize the organization’s value proposition.

Membership Overview

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ince the founding of NABA’s first chapter in 1970, membership has grown to more than 200 professional and student chapters across the country. Today, NABA’s membership includes diverse individuals in careers such as:

  • Entry and Mid-Level Accountants
  • Auditors and Financial Professionals
  • Senior Level Managers and Executives
  • Firm Partners
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Accounting, Finance and Business Students.

Approximately 51% of NABA’s members are employed in Corporate America, of whom 40% have advanced degrees and 45% hold professional certifications.

Corporate Positions

Advanced Degrees

Professional Certifications

ACAP 2014 Student and Chairperson

Why join our chapter?

We are dedicated to uniting accountants and other business professionals, as well as accounting and business students, who are committed to professional and academic excellence. NABA, Inc. provides dynamic programming, social activities and community service opportunities which promote our goals and advance the professional experience and personal enrichment of our members.

Professional Engagement

Scholarship Awards

Social Activities

Ready for Membership?

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It is an exciting time to be a part of this Philadelphia Chapter! We are excited to stay connected and increase membership with our professional and student members.

Chantee Steele
Director of Public Relations,
NABA, Inc. – Philadelphia Chapter