Ph.D., CMA, CPA, CBM, CITP
Brian McGuire, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, CBM is IMA Chair-Emeritus for the 2012-2013 fiscal year. He also serves as chair of IMA’s Volunteer Leadership Committee.
Brian is associate dean and MBA director at the University of Southern Indiana (USI), where he also serves as a consultant through USI’s Center for Applied Research. He is a CMA, CPA, Certified Business Manager, and a Certified Information Technology Professional, and has professional experience in both public and corporate accounting.
Brian began his career with Smith, Dukes & Buckalew, CPAs, and later served as an administrator of an Alabama medical center and the director of corporate operations of a hospital holding company. He also served as a consultant in numerous areas, including health care, information technology, financial services, and community development. Most recently, he served as an expert witness for an Indiana Superior Court.
His prior leadership roles at IMA include serving as chair of IMA’s Performance Oversight and Audit Committee, and participating as a member of the ICMA Exam Review Committee. He also served as chair of the External/Member Relations Committee (2008-2009), chair of the Committee on Information Technology (2005-2006), chair of the Committee on Academic Relations (2003-2005), chair of the Committee on Ethics (2000-2001), and chair of the Committee on Regional Operations (1998-2000). In line with his commitment to the CMA certification program, he served as a Regent of the ICMA Board of Regents.
Brian also served as the program chair of IMA’s 83rd Annual Conference and Exposition (San Diego, 2002) and the program chair of the 8th Annual IMA Student Leadership Conference (Louisville, 2007). In addition, he served as the president of two Regional Councils (Lincoln Trail in 1998-1999 and GulfSouth in 1992-1993), and both councils were winners of the “Award of Excellence” during his presidential terms.
In addition to leadership within IMA, Brian has also served on the boards of many nonprofit organizations, including the Buffalo Trace Council (Boy Scouts of America) and the Girl Scouts of Raintree Council, Inc. (Girl Scouts of the United States of America). He is currently president of the Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, a multi-million dollar orchestra and the largest arts institution in the Indiana-Illinois-Kentucky Tri-State Area. He also serves on the global Board of Directors of Beta Alpha Psi and serves as its Director of Administration and Development.
Brian received his Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida and his MBA and B.S. degrees from the University of South Alabama. He is married and has two children. He and his family have lived in Indiana for the past fifteen years.