March 22, 2017

Anaheim University recently highlighted NBRPA member Vladimir Stepania on his participation in the school’s Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Entrepreneurship program.
Each year, Anaheim University provides full-tuition scholarships to five NBRPA Members to cover the entire cost of a graduate program through their online university. Members can attend live classes no matter where they are in the world. Anaheim reports success rate in the 90th percentile for the majority of their programs.
Vladimir already holds a Master of Science in Sports and Media Management from New York University and a Master of Health Administration from the University of Washington. His firm currently owns several brands and manufacturing rights in the food and beverage industry such as Silk Road Flavors (Pacific Northwest-based food distribution and brokerage firm), NYC Gourmet (New York and New Jersey-based specialty food wholesaling corporation), Stepania & Associates Management Consulting (consultation focused on start-up business administrations), and Best Home Care Homes (Home Care aid services within the Seattle and King County area).
With diverse sales in retail, food service, e-commerce, private label, and wholesaling, the firm has gradually established itself as a stable business entity within the US market.

About the National Basketball Retired Players Association
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, WNBA and Harlem Globetrotters. It is a 501(c) 3 organization with a mission to develop, implement and advocate a wide array of programs to benefit its members, supporters and the community. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens, and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Arnie D. Fielkow is the President and CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Dwight Davis, Vice Chairman Mike Glenn, Treasurer Casey Shaw, Secretary Nancy Lieberman, Rick Barry, James Donaldson, Spencer Haywood, LaRue Martin Jr., David Naves, Johnny Newman, and Eldridge Recasner.