Paving Your Career Path with the CMA!

When:  Sep 15, 2021 from 05:00 PM to 06:00 PM (ET)

In this event you will:

  • discover the benefits of being an IMA student member
  • learn about the advantages of upskilling with the CMA (Certified Management Accountant) certification
  • gain an insight into the steps towards becoming a CMA
  • discover an array of CMA career paths
  • hear testimonials from CMA industry professionals

Please see the registration link at the bottom under "Location" details or click here to register.

Guest Speakers:

Mary Patterson
IMA Academic Outreach Manager

Mary Patterson is the Business Development Manager for IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) with a focus on academic outreach. Mary has over 10 years of experience working with faculty and students in accounting and finance to help students prepare for licenses and certifications related to the accounting industry. Mary’s primary responsibility is to help guide students with career plans after graduation, assist with the CMA certification, student scholarships, and memberships to IMA.

Bernice F. Jenkins, CMA, CPA
IMA Volunteer Leadership Standing Board Committee

Bernice F. Jenkins has spent the last 10 years in multiple roles as a senior accountant and finance analyst for Blue Cross Blue Shield of Alabama. She has worked as a management accountant for close to 20 years across multiple industries and geographical regions. Jenkins began her career with the General Electric Company (GE) as a graduate of two of GE’s financial leadership development programs: Financial Management Program and Corporate Audit Staff.

Jenkins has served on two of IMA’s standing advisory committees for several years: Diversity and Inclusion Advisory Committee and the ICMA Exam Review Committee. Jenkins has also served on IMA’s Annual Program Committee. As part of the IMA Global Board, Jenkins will serve on the Volunteer Leadership Standing Board Committee. Jenkins graduated from Tuskegee University with a bachelor’s degree in accounting and has also earned an MBA and MAcc from Samford University.



Online Instructions:
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