Alfonzo Alexander, MBA, CPC
Alfonzo Alexander serves as chief ethics and diversity officer of the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) and president of NASBA’s Center for the Public Trust (CPT). As chief ethics and diversity officer, Alexander oversees strategic diversity initiatives and ethics compliance for the organization, while facilitating a number of special projects working with the CEO.
Alexander became president of the CPT in January 2012. In his role as CPT President, Alexander oversees this ethics and leadership organization’s day-to-day operations and a growing number of CPT programs. Under his leadership, the CPT has cultivated new partnerships and built programs on nearly 100 college and university campuses across the United States, established Ethical Leadership Certification and Training Programs, and grown its Being a Difference Award Program extensively. Alexander joined NASBA in 2006 as a staff director and vice president of the CPT. It was during this time, Alexander developed the strategic plan for the CPT.
Prior to joining NASBA, Alexander served as the regional manager and managing director for the Southeast Region of INROADS, Inc., where he led operations and business development in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia. He joined INROADS as managing director of its Memphis office and experienced progressive growth throughout his tenure there. Before joining INROADS, Alexander held several leadership positions in operations management and human resources at the Quaker Oats Company.
In 2015, Alexander rebranded his consultancy to Proventus Leadership Group, LLC. Through this business, Alexander and his team provide leadership and strategic business consulting and training services for companies throughout the United States.
Alexander is a business school graduate of Tennessee Tech University. He also earned an MBA from Lipscomb University, and completed an Executive Leadership Program at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Alexander is certified through several organizations as a facilitator and is a certified professional coach through Coach Training Alliance. In 2017, he received the Distinguished Alumni award from Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society in Business, and in 2019, he was featured in the February edition of Southwest The Magazine.
Alexander has a passion for working in the community. Currently, he serves on the audit and executive committees of the board of directors for the Memorial Foundation. He is the immediate past-chairman of the board for the 100 Black Men of Middle TN. He is also a graduate of Leadership Nashville. Because of his commitment to education, Alexander serves on the Board of Visitors for the Lipscomb University College of Business, the International Board of Governors of Beta Gamma Sigma, Metropolitan Nashville Public Education Foundation, and the Sponsor Advisory Group for the PhD Project. Additionally, Alexander is a board member for the New Level Community Development Corporation, Fellowship of Christian Athletes of Middle TN (past chairman), Youth Encouragement Services (advisory board & past president) and is a former member of the Metropolitan Nashville Sports Authority Board of Directors.