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Jesse Rhodes, Jr. Welcome Message from the Chapter President – Jesse Rhodes, Jr. CISA, CRISC

Welcome to the official website of the Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA). The design and organization of this site has been laid out with our stakeholders in mind, YOU: Our Members, Our Sponsors, and Our Community.  Whether you are a current or prospective member, a corporate sponsor or a future friend of the chapter looking for information about the organization, we hope that you will find this site useful and informative.

The Philadelphia Chapter of NABA, celebrating nearly forty years of excellence and part of our national 100,000-member based organization, continues to service its primary purpose of encouraging and increasing the interest of African Americans, Blacks, Caribbean, and others who support NABA’s objectives to pursue and excel within the accounting and finance professions.


  • We support our members with professional growth and leadership development opportunities.
  • We support our sponsor’s recruitment and retention efforts directed toward diverse professionals.
  • Provide a communication channel between NABA constituencies and the sponsor’s management.
  • Support of targeted community outreach efforts.
  • Serve as a support channel for our sponsors around business opportunities or issues affecting the diverse professional community and their employees.
  • Demonstrate inclusion, embrace our uniqueness, and energize the value proposition.

Getting involved and join our community of over 350 diverse professionals and student members that has invaluable benefits including networking, career growth opportunities, mentoring and community service. 

Click the ‘Join NABA Now!’ link to become a member and be a part of the energy that NABA brings and embrace the enriched legacy of our motto: “Lifting As We Climb”. 

Click the ‘Corporate Partners’ link to join our corporate partners and see corporate benefits and sponsorship levels.

Please contact us at if you have any questions, concerns or comments. 

You can find us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook.

Jesse Rhodes, Jr., CISA, CRISC
Chapter President




Upcoming Events 

Globalize Your Thinking
May 21, 2014
Offices of  Morgan
Stanley, 1650 Market Street|42nd Floor| Philadelphia, PA 19103
 Tickets need to be secured in advance!
For more details click here!
Tell NABA what types of events members would be interested in:
Check out the Summer 2014 NABA Inspirer newsletter here!