Similar to powered aviation having its beginnings in Dayton with Orville and Wilbur Wright, the Dayton, Ohio chapter of the NBMBAA® has a long-standing history of helping to empower its members with successful life skills.
The NBMBAA®-Dayton Chapter was organized in 1984 by a group of professionals from the former General Motors Corporation. Founding members include William “Bill” Brooks (Deceased), Barbara Stewart Bostick, Michael Penn, Alphonso Spence and Frank West.
The Dayton Chapter was incorporated in 1989 and has a history of providing its members with professional development, networking and career opportunities. In addition to services for its members, the chapter has awarded academic scholarships and supported many Dayton area community activities. In 1999, the Dayton Chapter was recognized by the National Headquarters as the “Chapter of the Year”.