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National Association of Black Accountants
7474 Greenway Center Drive, Suite 1120
Greenbelt, MD 20770
Phone: 301-474-6222

Contact Information:
Darell Scott, MBA
Manager, Marketing & Communications
Phone: 240-630-3563
dscott@nabainc.org

Actor, Educator, Activist and Entrepreneur Lamman Rucker Will be a Featured Speaker at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo

Greenbelt, MD, June 6, 2016 - Actor, educator, activist and entrepreneur Lamman Rucker will be a featured speaker at the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo to  be held at The Diplomat Resort & the Spa Hotel in Hollywood, FL., beginning on Tuesday, June 21, and ending June 25th 2016.  Best known as the star of Tyler Perry's Why Did I Get Married? film sequels and hit film/sitcom Meet The Browns; Lamman Rucker maintains a powerful presence on large and small screens.  

Mr. Rucker will be speaking at the National Scholarship Luncheon and emceeing the Annual Awards Dinner and Gala on Friday, June 24.

Not limited to his acting credentials, Mr. Rucker is a passionate activist, and is a spokesperson for several charitable efforts and community action initiatives including American Heart Association, Art Creates Life, The Black AIDS Institute, BMe, The Magic Johnson Foundation and his own non-profit The Black Gents - an all-male ensemble of actors driven to resurrect the positive images of black males through thought-provoking high quality entertainment, youth empowerment initiatives and community service. He is also an active ambassador for several other grass-roots organizations leading the way in uplifting communities.
 
With a Master's in Education and as a former high school teacher; Rucker continues to use his teaching gift on the international speaking circuits and in educational capacities such as youth empowerment; health and wellness, entrepreneurship, the arts, and financial literacy. He has contributed to several "edu-tainment" initiatives that empower and inspire while educating and has recently contributed to best-selling book "REACH: 40 Black Men Speak on Living. Learning, and Succeeding".

Registration is open for the convention. To learn more about the 2016 NABA National Convention & Expo, go to www.nabainc.org/convention.

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 About the National Association of Black Accountants (NABA)
 
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for people of color in the Accounting, Finance, Consulting, Information Technology and other related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 people of color in these fields, NABA, Inc. advances people, advances careers and advances the mission by providing education, resources and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members, fulfilling the principle of our motto: Lifting As We Climb. To learn more on how NABA addresses the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession, visit  www.nabainc.org .
 
About the NABA Convention & Expo
 
The NABA National Convention & Expo (June 21-25 in Hollywood, FL) annually brings together nearly 2,000 participants from across the country from multiple disciplines in the industry.  This an exceptional gathering of accounting, finance and business professionals, targeted towards minorities and gives attendees the opportunity to learn best practices from industry leaders and experts.  The National Convention & Expo showcases cutting edge and timely topics impacting accounting and finance professionals in the marketplace and workplace, as well as provide opportunities to connect with subject matter experts for the exchange of ideas.  To learn more, visit www.nabainc.org/convention
 
 


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