Snapshots from the 6th Annual IMA Michigan Fall Conference-October 25, 2007

"Excellence & Professionalism in Management Accounting"

Conference Sponsors

Gold Conference Sponsors-Robert Half Specialized Financial Staffing

with Anne Meehan and Don Burel

Contributing Sponsor-Comerica Bank

Kristine Kerns and Lake McGuire

Contributing Sponsor-Cleary University

Carrie Bonofiglio and Lisa Beaudoin

Morning Session

James C. Horsch, CMA, CFM

Conference Chair

Frederick E. Shea, IMA Chair-Elect

Keynote Speaker

Robert (Bob) Maddox, Council President-Elect

Conference Committee/Photographer

Conference Committee Members

Teresa DeBaeke, Susan Bos, Susan Crane

Conference Attendees
More Conference Attendees
Attendees Take a Break

Jeffrey C. Thompson, VP of Research

& Applications Development, IMA

"The Anatomy of a Plan...Better Practices for Management"

Douglas T. Hicks, CPA, CMC

"Sorting Through the Clutter in Management Accounting"

Gary Cokins, CPIM

Global Product Marketing Manager for Performance Management, SAS

"Top Trends in Management Accounting/Performance Management"

Awards Luncheon

Lynn Margulies

Council President 2007-2008

Presides Over Awards Luncheon

Penny Weller, Phd, CMA

Council President 2006-2007

Accepts Council Award of Excellence from Fred Shea

Jim Horsch Speaks at Awards Luncheon
Attendees Enjoy Awards Luncheon
Scenic Backdrop for Awards Luncheon
Another View of Luncheon
4th Place, Warner Division 13th Place, Stephenson Division

Upper Peninsula Chapter, 4th Place, Warner Division

Joe Herbig, accepting for President Joel Thompson

Presented by Fred Shea

Kalamazoo Chapter, 13th Place in Stephenson Division

Karyn Walker accepting for President Don Beebe

Presented by Fred Shea

15th Place, Stephenson Division

Ann Arbor Chapter, 15th Place in Stephenson Division

Accepted by Chapter President, Bill Ebright

Lisa Beaudoin of Cleary University and Past Detroit Chapter President, Lou Petro

Afternoon Session

Frederick E. Shea, IMA Chair-Elect

Keynote Speaker

"The Changing Accounting Profession"

John L. Daly, CPA, CMA, CPIM

Executive Education, Inc.

"Ethics in the Work Environment"

Donald Gavagan, Division Director

Robert Half Management Resources

"Accounting and Finance Outlook"

Chris Mishler, Ann Arbor Chapter,

Poses Question

Head Table-Right Side

Anne Meehan (Robert Half), Gary Cokin (Speaker) and Jeffrey Thomson (Speaker)

Head Table-Left Side

Sue Bos (National VP), Fred Schea (Keynote Speaker), Lynn Margulies (Council President)

Standing, is Jim Horsch, Fall Conference Organizer Extraordinaire

Susan Bos Conducts Drawing,

Gary Cokin Assisting

National VP, Susan E. Bos, CMA

with Jeffrey Thompson from IMA HQ

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