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2 HOURS OF ETHICS! Join us for the April lunch meeting and get your ethics hours taken care of.  Bud Kulesza will cover "Ethical Leadership - A Values Based Approach". Register


Join us for the March lunch meeting featuring our speaker, Jim Williams, VP of Leggett & Platt. His topic will be Management Skills Essential for Non-CFO Managers.


Our February presentation will be by Yavor Nikolav, Audit Director with Deloitte: Current Accounting Hot Topics. Get updated on the latest changes in accounting.


We are kicking off 2015 with Matt Meier, CIO of the Crosby Group. He will help us better understand our business’ IT requirements: “Scaling an IT Environment to Support a Growing Global Business”


No meeting this month: We wish you all a wonderful holiday season and Happy New Year – see you in 2015!


Our November event will feature John Exline from Clark Investments discussing the future of accounting: “Accounting 2.0”. Happy Thanksgiving to all our members and friends!


Please register today for our October meeting. Our presenter will be Henry Billingsley. 


For our first meeting of this chapter year, we will have Dr. Gavin Manes joining us to discuss the changes in our business environment related to smart phones and other digital devices and the impact of the cloud. We will see you there.

We're celebrating 70 years in Tulsa!

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The May CPE lunch meeting is our last one before summer break, but we'll convene again in September.    Steve Thompson and Josh Bozarth, Grant Thornton Business Advisory Services, will discuss best practices in Internal Audit.    Register


Congratulations to Kayla Bindrum, Accounting Manager at Blueknight Energy Partners, for passing the CMA exam. Kayla received a $1,000 scholarship from the Tulsa IMA


Learn how to build shared services from scratch at our April meeting.  Todd Candall is our speaker.  


Larry Baker, ERM and Audit Profession from Devon Energy Corporation is our March speaker.   Register


Our February speaker is Tulsa County Assessor Ken Yazel. 


Congratulations to our first two $1000 CMA scholarship winners  - Brandon Tackett and Nicholas Tencleve


Jean Kelley is the guest speaker for our January technical meeting to be held on Tuesday, January 21st.   Jean will be discussing Generational Differences.   Register


25 YEARS!!!   Congratulations to our Silver Anniversary members - Catherine R Martin, CMA, CPA;  Terri L Haines, CMA, CPA;  and Carl E Christoffersen, CMA.


Our December meeting will be held on 12/12/13 with the Tulsa Chapter IIA. Brandon Brown, VP of Audit Services, Cherokee Nation Businesses will be speaking.   Register 


Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett will speak at our next CPE Lunch Meeting on  November 19th at ONEOK Field.  The topic is "The Energy Industry in Tulsa's Future"   Register now.



Join us on October 11th for a special FRIDAY meeting.  Our speaker will be Dave Rader, former TU head football coach.  Register now.


The Tulsa IMA has joined the Oklahoma Ethics Consortium, a non-profit organization which strives to gain recognition for Oklahoma as a state that values integrity in business dealings.  For more information about OK Ethics, please visit www.okethics.org.



During the opening session of the 2013 Annual Conference on August 19, 2013, the Tulsa Chapter of the IMA recognized John Thomas for his many years of service to the organization.

John joined the IMA in 1978 and has served on the board for 23 years in various positions including President from 2009—2010 and DJ for the 50 year chapter anniversary.

For the past five years, John has been a dedicated member of the Annual Conference Committee helping slate speakers, making arrangements for the accommodations, and organizing technology requirements. 

John is an Emeritus Life member of the IMA


Our first meeting of the 2013-2014 session will be Tuesday, September 17th. We meet at 11:30 in the Conference Center at Driller's Stadium at ONEOK Field.   Register now.  

ONEOK Field is located at 201 North Elgin Avenue in the historic Greenwood District in downtown Tulsa.








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