EY Named Official Lead Sponsor of the 2019 NABA National Convention & Expo
NABA will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its 2019 Convention
Greenbelt, MD, March 15, 2019 - The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA) is pleased to announce that EY is the Lead Sponsor for 2019 Insight – the NABA National Convention & Expo , which will be held in Las Vegas on June 19-23, at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas . The 2019 NABA Convention commences NABA's 50th Anniversary, and will showcase world class diverse talent and provide attendees the opportunity to explore best practices and network with industry leaders and experts.  

“We are delighted to welcome long-time NABA partner and industry leader, EY, as our lead sponsor,” said Walter J. Smith, CPA, President and CEO of NABA. “Their businesses, customer solutions, and commitment to diversity are truly innovative. EY is and has been a truly dynamic reflection of corporate and civic responsibility through its leadership and commitment to uplifting our members and communities. Our attendees will gain invaluable insight from the EY team.” 

EY, a long-time corporate partner of NABA, is one of the largest professional services organizations in the world and one of the Big Four accounting firms. It has 270,000 employees in more than 700 offices in 150 countries around the world.
“EY is proud of our longstanding sponsorship of NABA,” said EY Americas Director of Inclusiveness Recruiting, Ken Bouyer. “Over the years, we have awarded more than $500,000 in scholarships to deserving NABA students, helping them prepare for and succeed in the global workforce, an imperative for EY and all businesses.”

About the NABA National Convention & Expo 

The #NABAConvention annually brings together more than 2,000 participants from across the country from multiple disciplines in the profession. This an exceptional gathering of accounting, finance and business professionals, to spotlight high-performance diverse talent and give attendees the opportunity to learn best practices from industry leaders and experts. This unique event showcases cutting edge and timely topics impacting accounting and finance professionals in the marketplace and workplace and provides opportunities to connect with subject matter experts for the exchange of ideas. To learn more, about the #NABAConvention, visit the National Convention website.
About the National Association of Black Accountants, Inc.
The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the accounting, finance and related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 black professionals in these fields, NABA advances people, careers, and 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 . NABA, Inc. has approximately 7,000 members across the country, 47 professional chapters and 120 student chapters. 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 .