The Slide Show, above, includes photos from our 14th Annual Fall Conference on October 19, 2015. For more 2015 Fall Conference Photos click on link.

President's Message

Greetings and Welcome to the IMA Michigan Council Website!

As I write this letter on the first day of Spring, I am enjoying sunshine and daffodils in bloom. We are probably all welcoming the warmer weather to come, except for those folks who didn’t have chances to ski very much during this very mild winter. Maybe next year!

Since our last newsletter, the Council has accomplished a number of things:

As we wind up this program year, we are planning for our Council’s participation in the Annual Conference in Las Vegas in June and our planning meeting in July. We will have a hospitality suite, along with the Ohio Council. Please join us if you are attending the Conference. Read more of the President's message in the Spring Newsletter!


Brenda Engel, MBA

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What We Do

The Michigan Regional Council of IMA is one of 24 councils nationwide, consisting of 8 chapters (7 in Michigan and 1 in Northern Indiana).

Our council provides leadership for and facilitates partnerships with our chapters by:

IMA is the leading association of management accountants
and finance professionals...

Advancing the Profession

IMA is dedicated to rebalancing the accountancy profession by educating society regarding the business building role of management accountants and finance professionals working inside organizations.

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Vision Statement

The world's leading association for management accounting and finance professionals.

Mission Statement

To provide a dynamic forum for management accounting and finance professionals to develop and advance their careers through certification, research and practice development, education, networking, and the advocacy of the highest ethical and professional practices.

Chapter Links:

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