Matthew Proman, NAPW President
Matthew Proman is an entrepreneur with a bold, deliberate and highly infectious spirit.
Matthew Proman serves as the Founder and President of The National Association of Professional Women. As an entrepreneur at an early age, many of Matthew’s best and most loyal clients were professional women, and he came to understand that a strong organization dedicated to the advancement of professional women could be of great assistance to the business and women’s communities. Soon thereafter, Matt Proman founded NAPW.
The National Association of Professional Women quickly became the most recognized and fastest growing women’s association in the United States. With Matt Proman at the helm, the organization is involved in countless charitable causes including fundraising for Haiti relief efforts and a partnership with the Urban League. The organization also has the largest female mentoring programs in the country, offers unrivaled discounts to its members, has local chapter meetings in cities throughout the country, and promotes an interactive website where members network with other professional women to further their careers. NAPW quickly became the largest female professional organization in the country.
Matt Proman believes strongly in the spirit of charitable causes and is an avid philanthropist. Mr. Proman has raised over $100,000 for a variety of charities such as Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, The National Diabetes Foundation and the Jack Martin Foundation for Terminally ill Children. He also ran a number of New York City Marathons.At the present moment, as head of NAPW Matthew Proman is heading a unique initiative in partnership with the Urban League. The goal is to provide NAPW members an opportunity to mentor young girls who take part in the Urban League of Essex County’s Newark, New Jersey-based after school program. Professional women throughout the tri-state area will be helping junior high school aged, inner city girls prepare to become successful in their chosen careers, and Matthew Proman hopes to expand the program nationally through NAPW and Urban League local chapters.