BAP Professional Partner Representative
Mary Patterson, Business Development Manager

BAP Professional Partner Association/Not-for-Profit/Organization

Institute of Management Accountants

About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA®, the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, is one of the largest and most respected associations focused exclusively on advancing the management accounting profession. Globally, IMA supports the profession through research, the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. IMA has a global network of more than 100,000 members in 140 countries and 300 professional and student chapters. Headquartered in Montvale, N.J., USA, IMA provides localized services through its four global regions: The Americas, Asia/Pacific, Europe, and Middle East/India. For more information about IMA, please visit

Benefits to Becoming a Member of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA® gives you the strategic resources to broaden your knowledge base, sharpen your leadership skills, drive your organization’s performance and enhance your career. We are the association of accountants and financial professionals working in business. Our members have access to the respected CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, peer networks, Continuing Professional Education (CPE) courses, career resources, publications and research. For more information, please visit

How to Become a Member/Student Member of IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)

IMA Student membership is available to individuals who are enrolled in at least six (6) undergraduate or graduate credit hours, or the equivalent, per semester. As an IMA Student member, you can learn about the accounting and financial management profession, explore your future career options, and build your résumé and professional network. IMA Student membership fee is $45. However, Beta Alpha Psi members are entitled to a special annual rate of $25 using code STU25. To join, please visit

About Mary Patterson

Mary Patterson is the Business Development Manager for IMA (Institute of Management Accountants) with a focus on academic outreach. Mary has over 10 years of experience working with faculty and students in accounting and finance to help students prepare for licenses and certifications related to the accounting industry. Mary’s primary responsibility is to help guide students with career plans after graduation, assist with the CMA certification, student scholarships, and memberships to IMA.





Representative Contact Information:
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
10 Paragon Drive, Suite 1 
Montvale, NJ 07645

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