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Our History

AIBL was organized in January 1994 and was recognized as a 501(c)(3) in 1995 on the University of Montana’s campus in Missoula as a result of founder, and first Executive Director, Michelle Henderson’s master thesis.

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Board of Directors

Caring, passion, love, support ... just a few of the words that count the most. We seek to make a difference.

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Vision Statement

AIBL’s vision over the next decade is to become the pre-eminent national non-profit organization serving American Indians and Alaska Natives by providing business and entrepreneurship education.

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American Indian Business Leaders

image AIBL is the only American Indian non-profit organization solely dedicated to empowering business students in the United States. Our programs are designed to engage students in activities that stimulate, enhance, and expand educational experiences beyond traditional academic methods. All students are encouraged to participate in AIBL regardless of race, academic major, or career objectives.

Our Recent News

Board Spotlight - Dave Archambault AIBL,August 11 , 2017

David Leon Archambault, Sr. was born on the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, a Hunkpapa or Sitting Bull flavored Lakota, and has received the Lakota name Itazipo Wakinyan /Thunder Bow....

AIBL Alum Spotlight - Matt Harrington AIBL,August 02 , 2017

Matt grew up in Missoula, Montana.  He attended the University of Montana to study at the School of Business. Like many students, Matt wasn’t sure what he wanted to do after he graduated.  He was involved in the AIBL Chapter at the University of Montana and attended one of the first AIBL Leaderships Conferences in April of 1995...