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

  • State Senator to Address the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Legislation in April Meeting Oklahoma State Senator Tom J. Dugger of Stillwater will speak to the chapter at the monthly educational lunch meeting on Wednesday, April 18, 2018.  Senator Dugger is a certified public accountant with over forty years’ experience in audit, tax, and corporate accounting.  He is a past board member of the Oklahoma Board of Accountancy and a past board member of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, as well as past chair of the OSCPA political action committee.  In addition, he has served as an instructor for OSCPA continuing education courses and as a reviewer for the AICPA’s Peer Review Program.  He will speak on “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly Issues in Oklahoma Legislation.”  The program offers one credit ...
    Posted Apr 1, 2018, 7:08 PM by Oklahoma City IMA Chapter
  • Chapter Announces CMA Scholarship Program for 2017-2018 To encourage and assist Oklahoma City Chapter IMA members in their pursuit of the Certified Management Accountant designation, the chapter is offering a scholarship of $350 to the first five chapter members who have passed both parts of the CMA exam by the end of the chapter scholarship period starting July 1, 2017, and ending June 30, 2018.  Please see the CMA Scholarship Program link at the left for more information, or click here.
    Posted Mar 25, 2018, 8:15 PM 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 April 2018 meeting information flyer with the April 18 meeting details.
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