Photo Gallery 2014-2015

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Oklahoma City Chapter Treasurer and CMA Champion Leslie McCalla accepted the chapter's awards
for 3-Year Membership Acquisition and 3-Year Membership Net Growth on behalf of the chapter at the
IMA's 96th Annual Conference & Exposition in Los Angeles on June 23, 2015

Leslie McCalla, left, joined Jim Williams, center, and Janna Snodgrass, right, to accept the membership awards
for the Heartland Council at the IMA's 96th Annual Conference & Exposition in Los Angeles

Noted author and speaker Michael Crawford, Chairman of Crawford & Associates,
Past President of OSCPA, and member of the Oklahoma Accounting Hall of Fame, spoke on
"Ethical Dilemmas and Your Ethics Orientation" at the final 2014-2015 chapter meeting on May 19, 2015

Donna Miller, executive coach and talent management consultant with Executive Resource Center, LLC,
addressed "Strategic Planning with Appreciative Inquiry" at the chapter's April 21, 2015, lunch education meeting

Randy Thurman, co-president and CFO of Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc., spoke to the
chapter on "The All-Weather Retirement Portfolio" at the monthly education meeting on March 24, 2015

Accounting students and community professionals alike enjoyed a CMA panel discussion at the special chapter event on February 17, 2015.
Panel members (right photograph) were, from left, Megan Rooney, CMA, CPA, CGMA, senior financial analyst at Mammoth Energy
Partners; James Fiedler, CMA, CPA, CFO of Price Edwards & Company; Deb Bunting, MBA, CMA, CFO of Regional Food
Bank; and Joseph Vincent, MBA, CMA, chair of the Institute of Management Accountants Global Board of Directors

Ron Hulshizer, managing director of IT risk services at BKD, LLC, prepares his drone for flight
before his talk to the chapter on "Cyber Security and Emerging Technology" at the January 20, 2015 meeting

Board of Directors member Debbie Gardner welcomes the speaker for the December 16, 2014, lunch education meeting,
David Rhoades, managing director of Fraud & Forensic Investigations, LLC, and managing director of Turnaround Professionals, LLC.
Mr. Rhoades spoke to the chapter on "Lyin', Cheatin', and Stealin' ... a Growth Industry"

At the meeting on November 11, 2014, the chapter heard about "FP&A in an Evolving Organization" from
Ryan Astheimer, senior director of financial planning and analysis and assistant treasurer at Seventy Seven Energy (left),
and Dale Stewart, budget and analysis manager at Seventy Seven Energy (right)

Brenda Bolander, senior vice president at Retirement Investment Advisors, Inc., explained
"How to Become Financially Independent Working for Your Current Employer" at the October 21, 2014, chapter meeting

Oklahoma City chapter and officers held a social mixer and networking event
for members and guests at Accel Financial Staffing on September 30, 2014

From left:  Mark Gardner, Debbie Gardner, Carla Driskill                                          John Rogers, left, and John Perry, right               

Over 100 members of the Oklahoma City chapters of the IMA and OSCPA met for a "Power Excel" seminar taught by noted Excel expert,
author, and teacher Bill Jelen, "Mr. Excel," right, at a special all-day joint event on September 19, 2014

Former WorldCom Vice President of Internal Audit Cynthia Cooper spoke on "Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century," held a book signing,
and presented a workshop on "Leading with Passion, Purpose and Integrity" at the event hosted by the Oklahoma City IMA chapter,
the Oklahoma City chapter of the Oklahoma Society of CPAs, and the Oklahoma Business Ethics Consortium on August 20, 2014

From left:  Brent Martens, Oklahoma City IMA chapter Board member Kimberly Nation, Cynthia Cooper, and Krista Collier

Oklahoma City Chapter Treasurer and CMA Champion Leslie McCalla accepted the chapter's awards
on behalf of the chapter at the IMA's 95th Annual Conference & Exposition in Minneapolis on June 24, 2014

The Oklahoma City chapter placed 5th nationally in the IMA annual chapter competition
and won awards for Membership Growth, 3-Year Membership Acquisition, and 3-Year Net Membership
in the Warner Division for 2013-2014