Chapter President, KaTrina Chantelle Griffin
Welcome to the NBMBAA New Orleans Chapter where we create Leaders of Tomorrow through networking, professional development and continued education. We are a chapter that strives on excellence and exceeds the community’s expectations. Join us and see what us second to none.
KaTrina Chantelle Griffin is an accounting, nursing and business professional with more 17 years experience in the banking, hospital, non-profit and education industries. She holds an undergraduate and graduate degree in Business Administration from William Carey University and University of Phoenix.
In 2012, KaTrina started her own business, K Chantelle Consulting Firm, a firm specializing in business strategic planning, training and accounting practices.
KaTrina is a financial member of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc., serving on the International Membership Strategy and Survey Team. She is also a member of the National Association of University Women, the National Association of Black Accountants, American Institute of CPAs and the American Nurses Association.
KaTrina sits on the Advisory Board and Auction and Revenue Committee for March of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, New Orleans. She also volunteers and serves on various committees and boards for American Cancer Society and NO AIDS Task Force.
The New Orleans Chapter was founded in 1994 with members from industries including Finance and Investments, Information Technology, Sales and Marketing, Legal, Engineering, Manufacturing, Education with a large number of entrepreneurs and small businesses owners.
The mission of the New Orleans Chapter of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. is to create educational opportunities, expand economic growth, and increase the number of African-American owned businesses.
The New Orleans Chapter of the National Black MBA Association is firmly committed to developing youth in our community through the Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program as well as providing thousands of dollars in scholarships annually to local students.
New Orleans is one of the few cities with an independent ‘undergraduate chapter’ – at SUNO (Southern University of New Orleans, a public HBCU).
While Hurricane Katrina devastated our region and our chapter, we were resilient enough to host the 2009 National NBMBAA Conference. We’re proud to say we are hosting again in 2016.