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IMA Leadership

IMA operates under the leadership of its President and Chief Executive Officer.

This position is appointed by the Board of Directors.
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Jeffrey C. Thomson
CMA, CAE

President and CEO IMA

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IMA Board Chairs

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Marc P. Palker
CMA, RTRP

Chair Elect 2016-2017

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Alex C. Eng
CMA, CFM, CPA

Chair-Elect 2016-2017

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Benjamin R. Mulling
CMA, CPA, CITP

Chair-Emeritus 2016- 2017

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IMA Board of Directors


ICMA Board of Regents

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Chair Samuel C. Weaver
Ph.D, CMA
CFM-FMA Representative


Vairam Arunachalam, Ph.D. CMA, CFE, University of Missouri

Joshua S. Atlas, CMA, CFM, CFE, Amgen  

Robert J. Decker, Jr., CMA, CPA, DePuy Orthopaedics, Inc. - A Johnson & Johnson Company

Jeffrey Egerstrom, MS, MBA, CMA, CIA, CISA, CTP, CRMA, CRISC, Consultant 

Catherine C. Gallagher, CMA, CFM, CPA, Kaiser Permanente, Pasadena CA

Barry Gisser, CMA, CFM, Marathon Investment Group

Samir M. A. Hassan, Ph.D., CMA, CFM, CPA, Dubaï Financial Market

Neil S. Hwang, CMA, CFM, Advance Group

E. Wayne Ledbetter Jr., CMA, CFM, Accident Insurance Company

John D. Lottier, CMA, CPA, Johnson & Johnson

Gary S. Owen, CMA, Meyer Associates, Inc.

Kristine K. Parsons, Ph.D., CMA, CFM, Ashland University, Dauch College of Business & Economics

Lynette Pebernat, CMA, CFM, CPA, Dynegy Inc.

Jack S. Rader, CFA – FMA REPRESENTATIVE

David M. Smith, Ph.D., CMA, CFM, University at Albany (SUNY) 

James K. Smith, CMA, Phonon Corp.

Daniel V. Watson, CMA, IBM

Royallen P. Wiley, CMA, Domtar Corporation

Kai Zhu, CMA, Britax Roemer Europe

Volunteer Leadership 

IMA encourages member involvement in advisory committees, panels, and volunteer activities. To learn more about opportunities to contribute your expertise, please contact:

Pat Stefanczyk
pstefanczyk@imanet.org
(201) 474-1592

Click here to read the descriptions for IMA's Leadership Positions.