Chicago, IL — Kimberly Corbin has been appointed as president and CEO of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA), an organization committed to the development of educational and economic growth for African-American professionals.
“As we continue to celebrate our 40th anniversary, the NBMBAA will honor our history and mission, yet look forward to an exciting future. We are proud that Ms. Corbin has accepted this challenge and we welcome her,” says William W. Wells Jr., chairman of the NBMBAA Board of Directors.
“Given Kimberly’s excellent track record in corporate America, her leadership, and vision for excellence, the NBMBAA is certain to continue its mission.”
Corbin holds an MBA from the Harvard Graduate School of Business Administration and an undergraduate degree from Florida A&M University. She has an impressive record of accomplishment in corporate America where she started and led a corporate operations group charged with driving performance management. Most recently, Corbin was involved in an entrepreneurial venture that provided educational services. Prior to this, she served in various executive-level positions at American Capital LTD; General Electric Commercial Finance Inc.; Fieldstone Private Capital Group; and Bankers Trust Company.
“I am excited to work with the staff, chapter leaders and membership of the National Black MBA Association to continue our efforts to create economic wealth within the African-American community,” says Corbin. The NBMBAA membership represents a group of talented men and women dedicated to improving the educational achievement and economic status of African Americans.
Corbin formally began her term as president and CEO of the National Black MBA Association on Jan. 3.
Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the African-American community.
With 40-plus professional chapters, 26 collegiate chapters, a membership base of more than 7,500, and partnerships with more than 400 of the country’s top business organizations and 100-plus business schools, the association has inroads into a wide range of industries as well as the public and private sectors.
To learn more about the NBMBAA, please visit www.nbmbaa.org.