WHO WE ARE
Meet the executives behind UTD NABA
Associate Professor of Practice, Accounting
Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
MS, University of Texas A&M, 1996
BS, University of Texas A&M, 1995
Currently, a student at the University of Texas at Dallas studying Accounting with a minor in Computer Science. I am set to graduate Spring 2024. I am also on the path of attaining my CPA license. I am currently in the Professional Program of Accounting at the University of Texas at Dallas. I will be CPA eligible fall 2025, and will have my masters in accounting in spring 2025.
B.S. Accounting (2024)
Minor, Computer Science
Professional Program in Accounting (PPA)
My strong suits are conveying and relaying messages to others, analyzing; organizing; and presenting newfound or statistical data or reasoning, and team or individual projects. After doing extensive research, I found that the best career path for me would be Finance with a focus on Corporate Finance. I would be exercising my prior understanding and wisdom to the highest and best potential whilst using my skillsets for a greater and bigger purpose.
Chief Financial Officer
Currently, I focus on networking with fellow students and staff at my school by joining clubs such as the African Student Union, the Undergraduate Accounting Club and National Association of Black Accountants (NABA). I also work on building my leadership, team work and problem solving skills. I am the treasurer for the African Student Union and the Chief financial Officer for NABA .
My name is Olajire Olajide. I am pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Information Technology and Systems at The University of Texas at Dallas. I am passionate about bridging the gap between technology and business and implementing technology to help businesses grow. I have a genuine love for building businesses and technology; This led to my decision to pursue a degree in management Informations Systems.
B.S. Management Information Systems
NABA, Inc. is driven by a profound mission: to cater to the professional requirements of its members while fostering visionary leaders who will shape the trajectory of the accounting and finance sector. This vision is underpinned by an unyielding commitment to instilling the same dedication in the generations to come. The Association acts as a cohesive presence, attracting accountants, finance and business professionals, and like-minded students who share a collective enthusiasm and values. This group is dedicated to achieving high standards of both professional and academic excellence, demonstrating strong professional and civic responsibility, and actively working to enhance opportunities for underrepresented minorities in the fields of accounting, finance, and business.