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The mission of the Greater Louisville Chapter is to address the professional needs of its members and to build leaders that shape the future of the accounting and finance profession with an unfaltering commitment to inspire the same in their successors.

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Highlights from NABA Greater Louisville

Welcome to NABA Louisville!
One of the best parts of being in a professional organization is the opportunity to fellowship with other business professionals. Each member brings a certain uniqueness to the organization based on their personal, and professional experiences. We look forward to seeing you all at our next mixer. Bring a friend/coworker with you!

PREP DAY 2022 Announced:

Prep Day 2022 is a free, hybrid event open to all college business-related major students on multiple Kentucky and Southern Indiana college/university campuses. The main Prep Day program event is from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 18, 2022. The in-person location will be held at the University of Louisville (UL) Business School, 3rd floor, and the virtual component will be held on the Zoom platform. The main program event has a central focus of preparing students for the upcoming fall campus interviewing season. One-on-one private resume reviews and mock interviews with volunteer Louisville Metro area business professionals from a wide array of companies will provide students with the ultimate prep session and give them a head start on the competition. Group sessions will unlock essential career management tips along with additional career resource info from students who have had success obtaining multiple internships and/or recent graduates. Networking opportunities with business professionals will be available during the main event segment and virtually after the main program session and up until 5:30 p.m. afterwards. 

Students must register for the event and if interested in the resume review and mock interview segment of the main event, must submit a resume via e-mail to louisvilleprepday@gmail.com by midnight on September 12th. To register for Prep Day 2022 and learn more, CLICK HERE (link to online student registration needs to be inserted in the “CLICK HERE” words.)

We are excited to announce that there will be student testimonies about how NABA programming like Prep Day has positively impacted their career paths options. These testimonies will be posted on Instagram and TikTok and shared with the organization’s other social media accounts. We encourage college accounting and business-related majors students to participate in Prep Day 2022.

PREP DAY 2022 Agenda

Workshop Date: Sunday, September 18th, 2022
Main Event Time: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (EST)
Optional Networking: Starting at ~4:00 p.m. (EST)
Location: Hybrid Event – In-Person Location: UL School of Business, 3rd Floor / Virtual Platform – Zoom

Workshop Hosted By: NABA Leadership Development Program Chair – Angelica Wilson
Attendees: College Students Invited from Various Colleges & Universities
Registration: Use Link Below to Complete the Online Registration Form
Tech Needs: Laptop or Another Electronic Device Needed for Virtual Participation

1:00 p.m. 
NABA Leadership Program
Prep Day 2022 Event Platform Sponsor
Brief Intro – Angelica Wilson (WHAS Crusade for Children)
Workshop Logistics Announcements – Courtney Brown (Baptist Healthcare)
Event Moderator: Tory Stanley (MCM CPAs & Advisors)

1:15 p.m.
Networking 3. 0 – “News Flash---Networking Is
More Important Than Ever”
Moderator: Jade Brown (Microsoft) (Former UofL NABA Student Chapter President)
Panelist: Mercy (Kajo) Evanson (UK) – Current UK NABA Student Chapter President
Panelist: Ashley Mathis (UofL) Current UofL NABA Student Chapter Vice President, 
Panelist: William Blackford (HealthMap Solutions) UofL Graduate & Former NABA Student Chapter Member

1:55 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions:
How to Access Additional Knowledge &
Resources Regarding:
1) “Strategies for Going the Accounting Route” * Angela White (Becker)
2) “Leveraging Other Business-Related Degrees to Create Multiple
Promising Career Paths” – Brooke Hartlage (LG&E and KU)

2:15 p.m.
Concurrent Sessions:
The Pandemic Has Changed Our World---
Including What You Wear to Work
“Workplace Attire – Dress for Success” – Lisa Johnson (KY Chamber of Commerce)
“Workplace Attire – Dress for Success” – Maurice Brown (American Printing House for the Blind)

2:35 p.m.

2:45 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
In-Person & Virtual Mock Interviews & Resume Reviews:
(Individual Business /HR Professionals & Student Sessions Held in 1-on1 Settings or Virtual Breakout Rooms - Students Are Pre-Assigned)

3:20 p.m.
Concurrent Networking Sessions: “Workplace
Etiquette – Tips from Participating
Business/HR Professionals”
(Participants Are Pre-Assigned to In-Person Rooms and Virtual Breakout Rooms)

3:55 p.m.
Closing Remarks
Instructions for Survey Completion 
Door Prize/Incentive Announcements

4:00 p.m. – **
Networking Lounges
Opportunities for Students to Have Real-Time Virtual Interacts
with Participating Business Representatives

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Need Help Preparing to Take the CPA? The NABA National CPA Review Program is for You!
Passing the CPA Exam is not just a rite of passage in the accounting profession but also a major stepping-stone for your career, opening doors to new job opportunities. NABA is partnering with Wiley to provide a CPA review program to help you efficiently prepare for and pass the CPA Exam. LEARN MORE

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