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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

Alex Eng

Alex C. Eng
CMA, CFM, CPA

Chair, 2017-2018

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Virginia “Ginger” R. White
CMA

Chair-Elect, 2017-2018

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Marc P. Palker
CMA, RTRP

Chair-Emeritus, 2017-2018

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IMA Board of Directors


ICMA Board of Regents

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Chair Paul E. Juras
CMA, CPA, Ph.D.
ICMA Board of Regents


Vairam Arunachalam, Ph.D. CMA, CFE

Kristine M. Brands, CMA, CPA, Ph.D.

Robert J. Decker, Jr., CMA, CPA

Maria Del Dado Alonso Sanchez, CMA

Loutfi K. Echhade, CMA, CFM, CFE, CIA, CISA, CPA, CBM

Keith R. Gudgel, CMA, CFM

Gregory A. Jonas, CMA, Ph.D.

Leonard T. Long, CMA, CFM

John D. Lottier, CMA, CPA

Srikrishna Mankal, CMA

Natalia N. Maslova, CMA, CTP, PMP

Gary S. Owen, CMA

Lynette Pebernat, CMA, CFM, CPA.

Dana C. Riess, CMA, CFM, CPA, CPIM, CSCP

David M. Smith, Ph.D., CMA, CFM 

RoyAllen P. Wiley, CMA

Kai Zhu, CMA

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.