About Us


The Metro New York Chapter of the NBMBAA’s mission is to lead in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for the Metro New York African-American Community.


The Metro New York Chapter of the NBMBAA has a strong commitment to public service and educational programming for professional and executive career development of our members.

“We strive to position ourselves as the premier, ‘go-to’ business organization in Metro New York”


Derrick Bryant, Former NY NMMBAA President

Operating Principles

  • Attract, develop and retain members of the highest integrity.
  • Ensure that the full breadth of our mission resonates with members, partners and community.
  • Provide continuing executive and professional development business education and programming.
  • Develop programs, projects, and services with measurable results.
  • Create opportunities to link business professionals with Corporate Partners, including mentoring.
  • Maintain a strong presence in community and economic development activities
  • Develop and implement public service programs to:
    • Provide scholarships / financial support for business students (Ph.D., graduate, and undergraduate)
    • Promote volunteer service in the community.
  • Ensure that financial resources of the Chapter are sufficient to assure continuity