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

Sherri Shepherd Announced as a Featured Speaker at 2017 NABA Convention & Expo

Greenbelt, MD, May 31 , 2017  -   The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA) is proud to announce Daytime Emmy winner, actress, comedienne and best-selling author Sherri Shepherd as Host and Mistress of Ceremonies for the Annual Awards Dinner & Gala at the 2017 NABA National Convention & Expo, to beheld June 6-10, 2017 in New Orleans, LA at the Hilton New Orleans Riverside. 

Whether on stage or screen, Sherri Shepherd's magnetic personality and hilarious sense of humor never fails to delight audiences.  Shepherd currently co-stars in new NBC sitcom "Trial and Error." She also serves as a weekly host of "The Tom Joyner Morning Show" and as executive producer and host of the cooking series "Holy & Hungry." She has also made recent guest appearances on "The Soul Man," with Niecy Nash, and "Rosewood," starring Morris Chestnut.

No stranger to daytime TV, her role as co-host of "The View" during seasons 11-17 helped earn the seminal talk show its only Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Talk Show Host in 2009. That same year, she and her co-hosts were included in the list of the "100 Most Influential People in the World" by Time magazine, and Forbes ranked the show's hosts No. 11 among the top "30 of the Most Influential Women in Media." Shepherd returned to "The View" as a contributor for Season 19.

 To view Ms. Shepherd's full biography, CLICK HERE .

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About the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA)
The National Association of Black Accountants, Inc. (NABA), 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 .

About the NABA Convention & Expo

The 2017 NABA National Convention & Expo (June 6-10 in New Orleans, LA) annually brings together over 1,700 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 NABA 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

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