Welcome to the Cleveland Northeast Ohio Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, one of the most innovative and progressive local chapters in the National Black MBA Association.

Whether you are visiting for the first time or returning for updates on current events, we are pleased that you have chosen to connect with us. Please take a few minutes to find out more about our people, various projects, programs and initiatives

Our Mission is to increase the number as well as the diversity of successful Blacks in the business community by providing innovative programs to stimulate intellectual and economic growth. Building partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth. Increasing awareness and access to graduate management, education programs and career opportunities. Developing a pipeline of youth by providing a framework to deploy business practices


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Our Vision

The National Black MBA Association, Inc. (NBMBAA) is a non-profit organization of minority MBAs, business professionals, entrepreneurs and MBA students.
Our vision is to promote intellectual and economic wealth within the Cleveland and Northeast Ohio community. We provide a broad range of activities to meet the diverse needs of its membership and our community. Events include guest lectures, professional development, networking, and scholarship programs Read More


Established in 1985, the Cleveland Northeast Ohio Chapter is a non-profit organization with over 150 members with professional experience in both public and private sectors.

Members have graduate degrees in a variety of disciplines including marketing, finance, accounting, human resources, information technology, telecommunication, e-commerce and general management.

Approximately 15% of our members are graduate school students, and another 10% are entrepreneurs. The remaining 75% of our membership base have an average of ten years working experience in corporate America.Read More


  • Scholarships
  • Leadership Breakfast Series
  • Leaders of Tomorrow®