Welcome to the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants!


A Welcome Message from Our President

Welcome to the Oklahoma City Chapter of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA®).  IMA is the world’s leading organization dedicated to empowering management accounting and finance professionals to drive business performance.  Management accountants are vital to the financial health of organizations.  They make critical decisions, safeguard a company’s integrity, and plan for business sustainability.  Most of all, as the majority of the accounting and financial workforce, they help drive an organization’s strategy and value amid an unpredictable market.

The Oklahoma City Chapter hosts monthly technical luncheons and other CPE-eligible events.  Our 2017-2018 chapter year will begin in September.  Our chapter is committed to helping you expand your professional skills, better manage your organization, and reach your goals.  We can help you strengthen your career through the highly respected CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) credential, connect with peers in your profession, and expand your career potential. As a part of the Global IMA organization, our vision is to be the leading resource for developing, certifying, connecting, and supporting the world’s best accountants and financial professionals in business.  To achieve this, we endeavor to:
  • Support best-in-class certification – the CMA – for critical internal financial management responsibilities, including planning, budgeting, business reporting, decision analysis, and risk management.
  • Support members’ career development through access to an active professional community, continuing education, valuable information, and resources.
  • Support members and their organizations in driving business performance by promoting the highest ethical standards for internal financial management practices.
As President of this chapter, I want to be sure we are doing our job to support you as you pursue your own professional goals.  I also encourage you to embrace the opportunity to get involved in our chapter by attending meetings and volunteering.  Please email me at oklahomacity.ima@gmail.com to find out more about chapter membership, CMA support, and volunteer opportunities!

Leslie McCalla, MBA, CMA
Chapter President, 2017-2018

Chapter News

  • Immunity to Change Is Topic for January Meeting at Vast The new year welcomes the chapter back to Vast Restaurant atop the Devon Tower and popular speaker, trainer, coach, and consultant Tim Hast for the chapter educational lunch meeting on Wednesday, January 17, 2018.  Mr. Hast is the author of “Powerful Listening.  Powerful Influence.” and provides training and personality style assessments for BKD Partners for the entire state of Oklahoma.  He will speak on “Have You Developed an Immunity to Change?”  The program offers one credit hour of CPE.  The meeting will be held at Vast on the 49th floor of the Devon Tower, 333 West Sheridan Avenue, Oklahoma City, and lunch is included.  Registration and lunch begin at 11:30 a.m., and the program will be from noon ...
    Posted Jan 8, 2018, 11:50 AM by Oklahoma City IMA Chapter
  • It's Easy to Join the OKC IMA Mailing List! To join the mailing list for the Oklahoma City IMA chapter, just send your email address by text message:  Text OKCIMA (all one word) to 22828 to get started.  Message and data rates may apply.  If you subscribe via text and are an existing subscriber, you will now also see text-to-join messaging.  Text HELP for help, text STOP to end.  We also have a link on our website to join.  Just click on the “Join Our Email List” button on the left of the page.
    Posted Apr 15, 2015, 11:30 AM by Oklahoma City IMA Chapter
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Click here for the January 2018 meeting information flyer with the January 17 meeting details.
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