Black MBA Association

The National Black MBA Association® leads in the creation of educational opportunities and economic growth for Black professionals. We are committed to making an impactful and sustainable difference in the communities in which we work and serve through:

  • Innovative Programs that stimulate intellectual and economic growth
  • Partnerships with key stakeholders who help facilitate this growth
  • Increased awareness and access to graduate management programs and career opportunities in management fields

Board Members

Tydearian Cocroft


Tydearian is originally from Bradenton, Florida and holds a Bachelors degree in Marketing from the University of Central Florida. A first-generation graduate Tydearian has built a professional career in Privacy, Communications, Marketing, Program and Project Management among other skills. He decided to get his MBA degree to further his knowledge in data and improve his business acumen. Tydearian's ultimate goal is to eventually become a CEO

Abiola James

Vice President of Finance

Abiola is from Lagos, Nigeria. She holds a bachelor degree in Business Administration from the University of Ghana and is currently pursuing an MBA to sharpen her business acumen and acquire essential skills to excel in the corporate world. Her journey signifies a commitment to continuous self-improvement and a desire to be a visionary leader. With a philanthropic spirit and open-mindedness, she embraces diverse experiences, making her a catalyst for positive change.

Fun Fact

I am committed to giving back to the community, and to achieve that, I co-founded an NGO with my siblings.

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