Quesa was first introduced to NABA, Inc. as a student member on the campus of Georgia State University where she earned a Master of Science in Information Systems in 2014. Quesa also holds bachelor's degrees in both accounting and finance. She has been an active member of the Atlanta Chapter for the past 2 years and currently serves as the Vice President of Administration. Previously, she has served as Professional Development Director, Special Events Director, Collegiate Mentoring Program Lead, and ACAP committee member.
Quesa is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and currently supports the Corporate Finance organization at Southern Company, where she specializes in asset valuation and renewable energy acquisitions.
In addition to being a member of NABA, Inc. Quesa is an active member of the National Black MBA Association and the Georgia Society of CPAs. She serves as a mentor for the Gates Millennium Scholars Alumni Foundation and previously led the organization's community outreach efforts. As an Atlanta native, Quesa is passionate about leading a life that leverages her financial education and expertise to drive positive change in her local community and beyond.
Andrew Vassell - Vice President, Operations
Andrew has been a member of the Atlanta Chapter of NABA, Inc. since 2015, when he joined as the Co-Director of Financial Literacy. Andrew is currently serving as the Director of Financial Literacy and is also one of the co-founders of Young Professionals of NABA (YPN). YPN was created to address the unique needs of NABA professionals with 10 years or less of professional work experience.
Andrew graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in finance and went on to work as a Finance Specialist at the Coca-Cola Company. While working for Coke, he was an active member of Toastmasters and served as the Vice President of Membership. In 2017, Andrew left corporate America to pursue his passion of financial education full time. Andrew is the Founder and Director of Preparing Now for the Future (P.N.F), which provides Life Coaching services for high school and college students.
Andrew exemplifies the NABA motto "Lifting As We Climb" and is excited to continue impacting the lives of students and young professionals.
Renecia Glass - Vice President, Administration
Renecia has been an active member and officer of the NABA, Inc. Atlanta Chapter since 2015, and currently serves as Secretary. Prior to becoming Secretary, she served on the Membership Committee. A native of Atlanta, she is a graduate of Georgia State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Management. While serving in the United States Air Force, Renecia also earned an associate degree in criminal justice from the Community College of the Air Force.
Renecia is currently a Senior Bank Examiner with the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). Prior to joining FHFA, Renecia was a Lending and Disbursement Analyst with the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta, where she earned the Housing Development Finance Certification.
Kaisha Smith, MBA - Treasurer
Kaisha has been an active member of NABA, Inc. since 2016 and currently serves as the Co-Director of Financial Literacy. She is a graduate of Georgia State University, holding a dual Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting and Finance. Kaisha also obtained her MBA and Master of Accountancy from Mercer University.
Kaisha is a Senior Accounting Analyst at Cox Communications. With over eight years of professional experience, she has previously held roles at the Center for Disease Control, Porsche Cars North America, and a public accounting firm in Atlanta, GA.
In addition to being a member of NABA, Inc., Kaisha is an active member of the National Black MBA Association. Outside of the office, she enjoys traveling, mentoring, and spending time with family and close friends.
Bonnie Collins, MBA Secretary
Bonnie is currently the Accounting Career Awareness Program (ACAP) Director for the NABA, Inc. Atlanta Chapter. She has been a NABA member since 2012, has served as ACAP Co-Director and co-chairs the NABA, Inc. Atlanta College Scholarship Selection Committee. Bonnie holds bachelor's and master's degrees in finance and completed a Master of Accountancy at Georgia State University.
Bonnie's professional experience includes both the public and private sector in varying accounting roles as well as service in the United States Army. She is currently an Accounting Supervisor in the Cellulose Division at Georgia Pacific.
Outside of the office she enjoys traveling, reading, and doing renovation projects in her home. Bonnie has two daughters, one a senior at Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) and one serving in the US Army.
Jeff Morris - Immediate Past President
Jeff is an active member of the Atlanta and Cobb communities, and is currently serving his second term as President of the NABA, Inc. Atlanta Chapter. In addition to leading the Atlanta Chapter, he is a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs, a mentor with the Marietta Mentoring for Leadership Program, and an Ambassador for the Cobb County Chamber of Commerce. He also provides educational workshops to local colleges, universities, and industry groups.
Prior to entering the financial services industry in 2008, he had a successful career at The Ritz Carlton, Automatic Data Processing (ADP) and then as an entrepreneur in the food and beverage industry. He is a graduate of Johnson & Wales University and holds a Series 6, 63 and 65 securities license along with life, health and variable annuity licenses.
Jeff is honored to have served two terms as President and is excited to lend his support to the new leadership team.