Our Mission

NABA, Inc. – Philadelphia Chapter


Letter from the President


he National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. is one of the premier minority professional organizations in the nation. Your membership is an investment in your personal development and a commitment to making an impact within our community.  NABA is dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Information Technology and other related business professions.

Representing more than 200,000 people of color in these fields, NABA, Inc. advances people and careers by providing education, resources and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members. Our mission is to uphold the principle of our motto: Lifting As We Climb. This is made possible, in part, through the support of our corporate partners and the strength of our volunteer network.

The benefits of joining this organization are immeasurable, however, some opportunities that you will experience as part of NABA, Philadelphia chapter include: Job Opportunities, Networking with other professionals, Exposure to leading companies within the region, Professional mentoring, Community engagement, Support with passing the Certified Public Accountant (CPA) exam, Professional development (CPE courses).

I encourage you to get involved in any way you can and join our ever-growing community of diverse professional and student members! Please visit our membership page to learn more about our committees. If you have any questions, comments or concerns, please click here to contact us or send an email to contact@nabaphilly.org. Finally, don’t forget to connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Rautz Marc, Chapter President

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.

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.

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.

Professional Engagement

Scholarship Awards

Social Activities

Membership Overview


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

Chapter Photos

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

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