The National Black MBA Association, Inc. • 1 East Wacker Dr, Suite 3500, Chicago, Illinois 60601
August 7, 2015
Marylyn R. Harris, RN, MBA
Executive Director, Women Veterans Business Center/Harrland Healthcare
6706 Old Oaks Blvd
Pearland, Texas 77584
Dear Marylyn R. Harris, RN, MBA:
On behalf of the National Black MBA Association, Inc. ®
I am pleased to announce that you have been chosen
to receive our organization’s signature “Outstanding MBA of the Year” Award. This award recognizes a
member of the NBMBAA who holds the MBA degree, a dedicated active chapter member; exemplifies the
mission of the NBMBAA through development of future leaders within the organization and/or more broadly
within the community; commitment to the principles that build leadership, fosters an environment for lifelong
learning and exemplifies a high standard of ethics personally and organizationally.
This prestigious award will be presented during our 37th
Annual Conference & Exposition held in Orlando,
Florida on September 22-26, 2015 with the theme, “The Building Blocks of Leadership: Relevance. Drive.
Effect.” I would consider it an honor to present this award to you during the Luncheon on Friday, September
25th from 12:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. EST, at the Orange County Convention Center.
To confirm your acceptance, please contact my Executive Assistant, Suzanne K. Smith at: 312-580-8504, or
email@example.com. You may also contact our Member Services Manager, Dianna Parkman, at 312-
580-8277, or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Airfare and Lodging will be included. If you choose to opt-out
of our travel accommodations, we will endow $1,000 in your name to our LOT Scholarship Endowment Fund.
Founded in 2015, the LOT®
Endowment Fund is a $1,000,000 campaign that aims to improve scholastic
opportunities through funding for Black youth between the ages of 15-18, through charitable support from the
NBMBAA’s members, along with its corporate partners, friends and advocates.
Upon confirmation of your acceptance and availability to attend, we will provide further details. If you have
any questions, please do not hesitate to call.
We anticipate that more than 9,000 corporate executives, business professionals, entrepreneurs, and students will
attend the Conference; along with over 300 Fortune 500 corporations that will participate in our two-day career
Thank you for your time and consideration. I look forward to speaking with you soon.
National Black MBA Association, Inc. ®