NSBE Regional Leadership Conference, August 8-10, 2014

nsbe     David McNair, Jr (President) and Peter David (Vice President) of the UAH Chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers attended the NSBE Regional Leadership Conference held in Kingsport, Tennessee.  The conference was hosted by Eastman Corporation. Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2013 revenues of approximately $9.4 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, TN, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world.

     Eastman has been hosting the NSBE Region 3 leadership conference for 7 years. NSBE and Eastman have worked together to cultivate leaders that go on to work for many of the top companies. The UAH
group, in collaboration with the Auburn University chapter, was charged with a community outreach program that increases cultural awareness resulting in the NSBE Showcase.