C. S. (Bud) Kulesza, CMA, CFM

Bud Kulesza spent most of his career at ITT, where he held a variety of senior financial positions in ITT’s manufacturing companies. He retired as senior vice president, finance, for ITT Automotive; currently he is a consultant specializing in finance, accounting, and information management.

A frequent author, speaker, and educational instructor, Kulesza earned his Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Rider University. He is a long-time IMA member and has served in various volunteer posts, including president. He is also a former Chair of the IMA Global Board and a member of the IMA Emeritus Committee. He served in the Chair role in fiscal 2000-2001.

Most recently, he is the recipient of the 2018 IMA Lifetime Achievement Award.