The National Black MBA Association is dedicated to the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the black community.

The South Florida Chapter was founded in 1987 by 5 MBA employees of Ryder System and Burger King Corporation and chartered on December 18, 1987 by 18 members. One of the Charter members continues to serve on the Executive Board today. The chapter has had only 6 Presidents in its entire history, a number of who remain involved in the chapter.


Our mission is to enhance the professional growth, competence and effectiveness of South Florida business leaders.

Become A Member

By becoming a member you will enjoy a variety of professional and personal development workshops and seminars; Networking opportunities with other professionals across broad range of industry.

We are a business organization that promotes intellectual development and economic wealth in the African American community.

Williams Wells Jr.
Former NBMBAA, Board Chair

Our mission

The South Florida Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for blacks.



  • Enhance the economic growth of the African American community.
  • Enhance the growth and development of our young leaders.
  • Enhance members professional and career development goals through education, executive skill development programs, and employment opportunities.
  • Partner with other local professional organizations to leverage the chapter’s contributions to the African American community.
  • Maintain and grow mutually beneficial corporate relationships which support and fund the mission of the organization.

Our Executive Team

  • Elizee Milhomme


    Elizee Milhomme is an IT Specialist at the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections Office, where...

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  • Alex Piper

    VP of Operations

    Mr. Piper has a successful thirty year record in three industries; Government as a Civil Engineer,...

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  • Norvel Bethel

    VP Finance

    Norvel Bethel is a Manager at JM Family Enterprise’s JM&A Group. He received his Bachelor’s...

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  • Fredonia Brown

    Director of Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program

    Mrs. Brown is a Manager Enrollment Services (OneStop) at Florida International University. Responsible...

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  • Robyn Hankerson

    Director of Student Services

    For nearly 10 years, Robyn Hankerson worked at Bitner Goodman/Goodman Public Relations, one of South...

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  • Kimberly Bankhead

    Immediate Past President

    Ms. Bankhead has over fifteen years of experience and earned her Bachelor of Science in Finance...

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  • Felicha Philippe


    Ms. Philippe, is a recent MBA graduate from Nova Southeastern University. In her current position...

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  • Tahlia Gray

    Director of Membership

    Tahlia Gray. is supply chain professional currently employed by the City of Miami’s Department...

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