Jeff Thomson, CMA, CAE
IMA President & CEO 

blog_JeffJeff Thomson is president and CEO of IMA (Institute of Management Accountants). He is responsible for leading and directing IMA’s operations, programs, products, and services. An author of numerous trade articles, Jeff has conducted research and has spoken globally on a variety of topics, including financial leadership, enterprise risk management, and business performance management. Continue reading…

Doreen Remmen, CMA, CAE
IMA Senior Vice President of Operations and CFO
Doreen Remmen is IMA’s senior vice president of operations and CFO. She oversees IMA’s strategic planning process; manages the information technology, finance, facilities, and human resources departments; and coordinates other operational aspects of IMA. She has a strong background in accounting and English literature.


Raef Lawson, CMA, CPA, Ph.D.
IMA Vice President of Research

Blog_raef2Raef Lawson is vice president of research, professor-in-residence, and editor of the IMA Educational Case Journal. He has written extensively on management accounting practices in China, scorecards, activity-based costing, and cost management.  His work has appeared in a variety of publications, including the Accounting Review, Cost Management, CMA Management, and The CPA Journal. Continue reading…

Dennis Whitney, CMA, CFM
ICMA Senior Vice President


Dennis Whitney is senior vice president of ICMA® (Institute of Certified Management Accountants), the certification division of  IMA. Dennis is responsible for the CMA exam’s development and administration, program budgeting, growth,  and strategic planning. Continue reading...


Linda Devonish-MillsCMA, CPA
IMA Director of Market Advocacy

blog_lindaLinda Devonish-Mills is IMA’s director of market advocacy. She works closely with IMA’s volunteer technical committees to develop positions on technical matters affecting the management accounting profession. IMA’s positions provide standards setters and other organizations with relevant constituent input. Through her role, Linda ensures that members and the profession at-large are aware of technical issues and IMA’s advocacy efforts.

Debbie Warner, CPLP
IMA Vice President of Education and Career Services

In her role as vice president of education and career services, Debbie Debbie_Warner_headshotWarner manages the design and development of learning products and services for IMA’s members and employees, including CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) certification products, continuing education courses, annual conference programs, and webinars. Having spent 16 years at JP Morgan and 3 ½ years at Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of NJ, Debbie brings years of experience as a learning and development leader to IMA.

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