Michael Grant

Speaker Bio

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Michael Grant

National Bankers Association

Michael Grant has served as president of the National Bankers Association for over eight years.  He is also board secretary for the MinBanc Scholarship Fund for minority banks.

Recognized today as a leading proponent for Black economic empowerment, Grant has spoken to audiences all over America, the Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Jamaica on the topic.

As a corporate consultant for fifteen years, Grant provided leadership development training for Marriott and Ritz-Carlton Hotels, McDonalds Corporation, Harrah’s Casinos, the Cracker Barrel Corporation and many others.

The author of two books:  Beyond Blame (1994) and Your Marvelous Mind (2000), Grant also served on the Commission for the Future of the Tennessee Judicial System, was president of the Nashville Branch of the N.A.A.C.P. and was a co-founder of the Greater Nashville Black Chamber of Commerce.

Grant has been the recipient of numerous awards and citations including the Minority Business Development Agency’s Lifetime Achievement Award, Ebony Magazine’s 50 Top Leaders of Black Organizations and Who’s Who in Washington, D.C.

Grant presently serves as a founding member of Black Wealth 2020, a coalition of national Black organizations to increase the collective wealth of Black America by 2020.

Grant received his juris doctorate degree from Howard University School of Law.