LEADERS OF TOMORROW
Since its inception in 1991, the NBMBAA® Leaders of Tomorrow® Program has mentored more than 8,000 talented youth aspiring to leadership roles in professional fields. The LOT® Program is a comprehensive programmatic approach for providing leadership development to high school students. The program is driven by mentoring across four developmental areas: Leadership, Financial Literacy, College Preparation and Career Preparation. The program offers participants resources, knowledge and opportunities in the way of mentoring relationships, scholarships, and internships.
LOT® strives to teach each participants fundamental leadership skills and provide you with opportunities to practice and refine these abilities.
LOT CHAIR - KAYLA DAILEY
Kayla Dailey is an Alabama native and has lived in the Northern Virginia area for the past four years. Kayla earned her masters from American University and attended the University of Alabama at Birmingham for her Bachelors. A communications specialist by trade, Kayla recently aided in designing the communications strategy for the $50 million Notice of Funding Opportunity for the Department of Health and Human Services. Further highlights of her experience include the following: Writing for executive spokespersons and federal leaders, elevating corporate image through marketing events, promotional campaigns, and news and story content. Kayla’s personal philosophy is rooted in empowering others and creating a positive perspective of life circumstances. She is passionate about supporting young people and giving back a small portion of what was given to her through various mentors. Kayla is a member of NAACP and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated. Outside of work and volunteering, she enjoys reading politics and pop culture and attending concerts.
2019 Business Case Competition
Some of the specific programs that students in the program participate in include:
- Twice monthly, specially curated professional development programming
- Oratorical competition
- Chapter Case Competition
- National Case Competition
- Annual LOT Leadership Summit
- HBCU College/University Tour
- Fun events
- Networking with corporate partners
... and many other opportunities!
Students have the potential to earn scholarship money for participating in the LOT program, with opportunities to earn even more!