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Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda, Inc. (FBLA-PBL) is the largest business Career and Technical Student Organization in the world. Each year, FBLA-PBL helps over 230,000 members prepare for careers in business.


FBLA-PBL inspires and prepares students to become community-minded business leaders in a global society through relevant career preparation and leadership experiences.

FBLA-PBL Code of Ethics






I solemnly promise to uphold the aims and responsibilities of Future Business Leaders of America-Phi Beta Lambda and, as an active member, I shall strive to develop the qualities necessary in becoming a responsible business leader.

Iowa FBLA-PBL's History

1937 Dr. Hamden L Forkner developed the concept of FBLA
1946 First FBLA Chapter at Science Hill High School in Johnson City, Tennessee
1947 Iowa becomes the first state chapter
1953 Iowa State Convention moves to Iowa State Teachers College (now UNI)
1953 Carol Davis is elected National Treasurer. Iowa’s First National Officer
1958 UNI Charters first Phi Beta Lambda Chapter
1991 National FBLA Center opens
1996 Warren D. Roberts named to the National FBLA-PBL Wall of Fame
1996-1999 Clifford Angell & Warren Roberts serve as Co-State Advisers
1997 Cliff Angel named to the National FBLA-PBL Wall of Fame
1999 Iowa FBLA State Committee was formed. Original members: Patricia (Pat) Pierce, Roger Goranson, Dana Lampe, Donna Packer, Lou Voss, Konrad Wilke, and Sharon Williams
1999 Sally Felten named to the National FBLA-PBL Wall of Fame
2000-2007 Patricia (Pat) Pierce serves as State Adviser
2007-2013 Dana Lampe serves as State Adviser
2009 State Leadership Conference moved to Coralville Marriott from Cedar Rapids. Iowa FBLA launches online SLC registration
2013 Lou Voss named to the National FBLA-PBL Wall of Fame
2013-2021 Lou Voss serves as State Adviser
2018 First Region Vice Presidents elected
2020 First Regional Leadership Conferences hosted
2020 State Leadership Conference moved online
2021 Kent Seuferer serves as State Adviser