The National Nurses in Business Association (NNBA) is the premier nursing organization for nurse entrepreneurs, and a springboard for nurses transitioning from employees to entrepreneurs and business owners. The NNBA is an invaluable resource for existing nurse business owners seeking to expand, and maximize their business success. Our members’ resumes include thousands of nurse owned businesses, local, national and international awards, and millions of dollars in revenue. The experience, knowledge and impact of the NNBA community amazing, as well as the support provided to fellow nurse entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. As the forerunner if the nurse entrepreneur movement, the NNBA provides valuable business information customized for nurses on how to start, plan, expand and grow your nurse owned business. We provide expert guidance, marketing and promotional opportunities, and continuing education in your professional growth and career development.

“In the almost 40 years that has passed since the National Nurses in Business Association was founded, the increase in nurse entrepreneurship has been substantial. Becoming a member of the NNBA  you contribute to the voice of nurse entrepreneurship and demonstrate commitment to professional development, business promotion, educational resources, networking and collegial support. Our mission is to integrate the art of nursing and the world of business to help nurses reach their career goals and elevate awareness of the unique contributions of nurses in the healthcare marketplace. We are dedicated to the advancement and promotion of nurse entrepreneurship.”
– Michelle Podlesni, RN President of the NNBA

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“Excellent organization, the NNBA was instrumental in helping me grow my business. They offer great resources, support and networking throughout the year. I highly recommend!”

“The information shared gave me the idea that, I can do this, from many different avenues, angles and people. I found this conference to be very uplifting and encouraging.”

“I’ve been a NNBA member for many years and cannot believe all the valuable information I have learned to build my business even bigger!”

How will you benefit becoming a member of the NNBA? You’ll be joining the #1 Nurses Business Owner Network connecting with our diverse nursing business community, networking with nurses who have started their businesses over the past 30 years as well as those just starting. You can save time, money and energy becoming a business owner.  The NNBA has helped thousands of nurses with their business planning. You will gain valuable insights and confidence networking with experienced  nurse entrepreneurs; we support our novices and our experts!


How Nurses Become Entrepreneurs and How Nurses Succeed in Business!™

Nurse Entrepreneur’s Exchange Interviews are one-on-one interviews with NNBA members that are nurses in business. Watch and learn how and why these entrepreneurs got into business and became successful. Success leaves clues and people that produce outstanding results do specific things to create those results.

This week, we are highlighting Melissa Cardine, MSN, RN, WOCN, BCPA, the Founder of The Bridge RN Patient Advocates.

This video is just one of many more that are available in the member’s only area. This one will only be available here for a limited time, then it will be gone. Consider joining the NNBA to access all interviews anytime you want!

Since 1985, thousands of nurses looking for a change, desiring more freedom, and becoming their own boss, have chosen to advance their careers by becoming members of the National Nurses in Business Association. You will be joining and networking with nurses who have transitioned into the business world over the past 39+ years, as well as nurses who are currently transitioning into new professional careers. Our members’ resumes include thousands of nurse-owned businesses, awards, and millions of dollars in revenues. The experience, knowledge, and impact of our community is amazing, as well as the support that is provided to fellow nurse entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs. You will have the opportunity to make incredible and meaningful connections by networking with many NNBA members who share your interests and passion.

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