The event is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at Southern Methodist University’s Cox School of Business.
Comerica Bank will serve as presenting sponsor. Other sponsors include the Dallas Fort-Worth Chapter of the National Association of Black Accountants, National Sales Network - Dallas Fort-Worth Chapter, and 100 Black Men of Greater Dallas Fort-Worth, Inc.
Comerica Bank is also partnering with the NBMBAA to host a series of monthly Financial Empowerment workshops. Starting in April and running through December, the free community workshops will teach participants how to create a solid financial foundation, reduce debt and grow savings.
“The NBMBAA is honored to host a speaker of Dr. Kimbro’s caliber,” said Clifton Johnson, Economic Development Chair at NBMBAA Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter. “With Dr. Kimbro’s seminar and the monthly financial empowerment workshops that will follow, area residents will benefit greatly.”
“Comerica Bank is proud to serve as presenting sponsor for this wealth creation seminar and hosting the monthly Financial Empowerment workshops,” said Irv Ashford, Senior Vice President of Community Development & External Affairs, Comerica Bank. “Through these initiatives we hope to help more DFW residents achieve financial success.”
The seminar will be held in SMU’s Crum Auditorium and begins at 6:00 p.m. with a networking hour that will last until 7:00 p.m. Dr. Kimbro will speak at 7:00 p.m. Tickets are $20 and free for members of sponsoring organizations with advance registration. To register, or for more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Dr. Kimbro:
A tireless educator, author, and B-school professor, Dr. Kimbro is universally characterized as one of the most insightful and scholarly writers in the field today. As a lecturer and researcher in the field of management, entrepreneurship and human potential, he encourages his readers to look within to extract the keys that underlie all accomplishment. He received his B.A. and M.A. degrees from the University of Oklahoma, and a doctorate from Northwestern University where he studied wealth and poverty among underdeveloped countries. Dr. Kimbro’s latest book is called Have vs. Have Not: What Black Millionaires Know That Others Do Not. Currently, Dr. Kimbro teaches on the faculty at the Clark Atlanta University School of Business Administration. He has appeared on the Today Show, Larry King, CNN, and has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and USA Today.
About the National Black MBA Association Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter:
The NBMBAA Dallas-Fort Worth Chapter is an organization that leads in the creation of economic and intellectual wealth for Blacks in the DFW area. Our mission is to increase the number as well as the diversity of successful Blacks in the business community by providing innovative programs to stimulate their intellectual and economic growth, building partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate their growth, increasing awareness and facilitating access to graduate management education programs and career opportunities in management fields, and developing the pipeline of youth by providing a framework to deploy business practices.
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