The National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP) is the premier organization that assists people of color and women achieve inclusion in the financial services industry. NASP:

  • Connects members to industry leaders and business opportunities; 
  • Advocates for policies that create equal representation and inclusion;
  • Provides educational opportunities; and 
  • Works to build awareness about the value of ensuring that people of color and women are included in all aspects of the financial services industry.

NASP was founded in Chicago in 1985 by Maynard H. Jackson, Felicia Flowers-Smith, Joyce M. Johnson & Donald Davidson. From a core group of 44 people in attendance at NASP’s first organizational meeting in 1985, the organization has grown to become a resource for diverse professionals within the financial services industry. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., NASP currently has 11 local chapters throughout the United States and boasts a membership of over 500.

Welcome to the new NASP HQ website!

You may have noticed that we have a new look! NASP has integrated with Memberclicks, a new interactive database system that will allow us to capture information about our members and connect with you all more efficiently. The new NASPHQ website will integrate with our membership management system for a full-featured social community for NASP members. 

All members should have received an email detailing steps to reset their passwords. For assistance, please contact us at [email protected].


Recent News

Special thanks to everyone who attended and participated in the 2019 Pension & Financial Services Conference. More than 500 attendees, including plan sponsors, entrepreneurs, asset managers, and other investment professionals came together in Baltimore, Maryland to learn about a myriad of topics. Click the link below to view the Conference recap. 

Please save the date for next year's conference, June 15-17, in Chicago. We look forward to another year of commemorating our past and powering our future.

Annual Conference RECAP