• STL student elected national president


    Posted: Thursday, December 20, 2012 2:05 am

    Willard Moore III was recently elected as the national President/Chief Executive Officer for the National Black MBA Association Leaders of Tomorrow program. He will plan and oversee the nation-wide community service project conducted next spring by over 150 high school students in their respective cities.  

    Moore has been a member of the NBMBAA-St. Louis Chapter’s Leaders of Tomorrow (LOT) program since 2009. As a LOT member, he successfully completed the 2011 Boot Camp in Atlanta, Georgia; 2012 Success Camp in Indianapolis, Indiana; and, led the chapter’s 2012 Case Competition team at Emory University, Atlanta.

    He is the 18-year old son of Denise Williams and is a senior at Clyde C. Miller Career Academy. 

    Established in 1970, the National Black MBA Association is dedicated to developing partnerships that result in the creation of intellectual and economic wealth in the African-American community. With 45 professional chapters, 26 collegiate chapters, a membership base of more than 8,000, and partnerships with more than 400 of the country’s top business organizations and 100-plus business schools, the association has inroads into a wide range of industries as well as the public and private sectors.

    The purpose of its Leaders of Tomorrow Program is to provide mentors and resources to high school students in the community at-large. The program promotes education and assists leaders by providing scholarships and information on scholarship availability, business and careers and provides leadership opportunities through workshops and community service. 

    Students meet with mentors’ bi-weekly beginning in the winter 2013. Participating students will be selected for the 12th Annual Case Competition and the 35th National Black MBA Association conference – LOT Success Camp in Houston, Texas. 

    For information about the local LOT program, visit www.stlblackmba.org or call 636-230-2404.