Learn more about the team that helps run National BPA
The National Staff of Business Professionals of America operates within three service areas:
- Administrative Services
- Program Services
- Communication Services
Working mostly out of BPA’s National Center located in Columbus, OH, the National Staff is made up of a diverse group of professionals with a wide range of expertise in nonprofit and association management, member services management, program development and evaluation, partnership development, financial management, communications strategies, event management, organizational strategy and more. Together, we aim to provide responsive programs and services of the highest quality to the internal and external partners of Business Professionals of America.
Steven J. Mitchell
Executive Director/Chief Executive Officer
Association & Staff Management
Board of Trustees
Director of Development & Marketing Communications
Newsletters, Emails, Social Media
Corporate Partners & Donor Relations
Branding & Marketing Initiatives
Sheila K. Morris
Director of Education & Professional Learning
Competitive Events (WSAP)
Advisor Professional Development
Director of Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Budget, Auditing, Tax Filings
Accounting & Finance Operations
Employee Payroll & Benefits (HR)
Patrick W. Schultz
Director of Membership & Technology
Chapter & State Membership Resources
Website & Event Registrations
Director of Strategic Programs & Experiences
Conferences & Events
Event Sponsors, Vendors, Exhibitors
Student Leadership Programs
Office Management & Clerical Support
Competitive Events Specialist
WSAP Authorships & Auditing
Competitive Events Research
Leadership Development Specialist
Executive Council Programming
Student Leadership Trainings
Officer Support Resources
Want to join our team?
Are you someone who is dedicated and passionate about the education of young professionals? Then, consider joining our team.
Current PostingsThere are no openings at the current time.
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