The Newsletter of the IMA Canton Chapter

February 2015

Jesse Allison, President
Travis Young, Editor

In this issue:

This Month's Technical Sessions

IMA Global Awards

Member News

IMA International Conference

Job Posting

Webinar Schedule

IMA Technical Sessions


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Please join Us!

February 17, 2015 | 5:00 - 8:00 pm
McCall’s, 130 Faircrest St SW, Canton  OH 44706

Reservation Deadline: Wednesday, February 11th

2015-16 Canton IMA Board Elections

February 17th is also our night to elect the 2015-16 IMA Board! All Canton IMA members who are eligible to vote, please join us and let your voice be heard!

Pre-Dinner Technical Session (5:00 - 6:00 pm)
Business Process Outsourcing
Presented by Brian Lynch

After-Dinner Technical Session (7:00 - 8:00 pm)
Business Transformation
Presented by Christopher Chapman

click here for more information about the speakers

click here to register

Member News

We’d like to recognize Ryan Brickwood for achieving the CMA designation!


IMA Global Awards

IMA is seeking nominations for the IMA Global Awards to recognize proud, accomplished, selfless, fulfilled, experienced, distinguished, and prestigious individuals.

Volunteers are highly valued for their contributions to IMA and the management accounting profession. Consider nominating an outstanding colleague for one of IMA’s prestigious awards:

• IMA Exemplary Leadership Award

• IMA Exemplary Volunteer Award

• IMA Exemplary Board Member Award

• IMA Distinguished Member Award

• IMA Distinguished Advocate Award (nonmembers only)

Award recipients will be recognized at IMA’s 96th Annual Conference & Exposition at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in Los Angeles, Calif., during the Annual Awards Dinner on Tuesday, June 23, 2015. Award winners will receive complimentary admission to the Annual Awards Dinner and a one-night stay at the hotel.

The deadline for nominations is February 13, 2015. Please submit your nominations online. In order for your nomination to be accepted, please follow the directions carefully and provide supporting documents.

IMA News:
Register for the IMA International Conference

Job Posting:
Entry-Level Financial Analyst

The J.M. Smucker Company, located in Orrville, Ohio, is currently recruiting for an entry level financial analyst. Visit to view job description and/or apply.

Webinar Schedule

Check out these offerings from for easy and convenient CPE credits:

Your Career Map: How to Land the Job You Want
Wednesday, February 11 2015
1:00-2:00 pm EDT

You will earn CMA and CPE credits when you attend any live webinar. Replay webinars are available in the archive but do not earn credits. Advance registration is recommended—IMA webinars are popular and fill up quickly.

Mark Your Calendar:
Join Us at IMA Technical Sessions

2014-2015 tech sessions will occur as follows, alternating between Skyland Pines and McCall’s, with hour long sessions beginning at 5:00 and 7:00 and dinner in between.

Skyland Pines
3550 Columbus Rd NE
Canton, OH 44705

• March 17th (Skyland)

• May 19th (Skyland) - Family Day

130 Faircrest St SW
Canton, OH 44706

• February 17th (McCall’s) - Election

• April 21st (McCall’s)

Cost for dinner is $28 regardless of the location. Please look for invite emails with registration information prior to each meeting.


• Social/Networking at 4:45 pm

• Pre-Dinner Technical Session at 5:00

• Dinner at 6:00 pm

• Post-Dinner Technical Session at 7:00 pm

More info:


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