The Detroit Chapter of the National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) is a vital part of the African-American community in Detroit. Since its incorporation in 1976, the Detroit Chapter has been dedicated to advancing the careers of African-American professionals and supporting the economic development of the Detroit area. In recent years (2021), the chapter has been led by LauRyn Williams, a dynamic and dedicated president who has worked tirelessly to promote the goals of the NBMBAA in Detroit.
The NBMBAA was founded in 1970 with the mission of promoting the educational and professional development of African-American business professionals. Today, the organization has over 9,000 members and more than 45 chapters throughout the United States. The Detroit Chapter is one of the largest and most active chapters in the NBMBAA, with a membership of over 400 professionals from a wide range of industries and sectors.