American Marketing Association

American Marketing Association is a professional association leading the practice, teaching and development of marketing knowledge worldwide. It is the largest professional organization in North America with more than 30,000 members. Membership will enhance your marketing skills by attending conferences and events. In addition, you gain access to the AMA magazine, blogs, job search and resume tools. As a student member you receive a "bridged" fee post-graduation that is extremely discounted from the typical professional rate. The Brock School of Business’ organization presents several networking opportunities including mock interviews.

Faculty Adviser: Clif Eason | 205-726-2677 | ceason@samford.edu

Beta Alpha Psi

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. Only AACSB-accredited Schools of Business are eligible for chapters of Beta Alpha Psi. Samford’s Kappa Pi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi sponsors an extensive schedule of activities throughout the academic year including monthly professional programs covering such topics as careers in accounting and finance, interviewing and resume preparation, and graduate school options; the annual Accounting Career Night which provides an opportunity for interaction with professionals from the local business community; volunteering with Habitat for Humanity; and social events with accounting firms.

Faculty Adviser: Michelle Newberry | 205-726-2393 | mnewberr@samford.edu

Financial Management Association

Financial Management Association is a professional organization for finance-related professions. The Brock School of Business FMA chapter was organized in 2008 and holds regular meetings exploring different career paths available to finance majors. The FMA National Honor Society separately recognizes top finance majors with an induction ceremony each spring.

Faculty Adviser: Steve Jones | 205-726-4026 | stjones@samford.edu 

Finance and Economics Women (F.E.W.)

The acronym F.E.W. says it all. Women are often minorities in finance and economics workplaces. This group exists to connect and equip women who are interested in finance and economics. Men are welcome to events and members of the business community are often involved to support current students.

Faculty Advisers:

Sara Helms McCarty | 205-726-4110 | smccarty@samford.edu 

Joy Buchanan | 205-726-2373 | jbuchan1@samford.edu 

Anna-Leigh Stone | 205-726-4644 | alstone@samford.edu 

Honor Societies 

For information about our Honor Societies please click here.