Whether they’re a Shark, a Starbucks exec, or a Nerdy Best Friend, speakers from IMA’s Annual Conference & Expo will inspire you with tales and tips to propel your career. See how success can rise from the basement to the boardroom, tap into the motivation to overcome obstacles in your professional journey, and discover ways to embrace innovation. For a complete line-up, check out the Full Program.

Featured Speakers


Daymond John

Founder & CEO of FUBU, Co-Star of ABC’s Shark Tank, CEO of The Shark Group

Tony Byers, Ph.D.

Former Director, Global Diversity & Inclusion Starbucks

Terry Jones

Founder of Travelocity.com & Founding Chairman of Kayak.com

Laurie Brlas, CMA, CPA.

Former Executive VP and CFO of Newmont Mining Corp


Bob Kolodgy

Executive VP and CFO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Association (BCBSA)

Marc Siegel

Board Member, Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)

Patrick Stroh, CMA

President, Mercury Business Advisors, Inc.

Beth Ziesenis

Speaker. Author. Nerd.
Nerdy Best Friend


Concurrent Sessions

The profession as we know it is rapidly changing. Discover what’s next and develop your competencies in a fast-paced and supportive environment. Concurrent sessions are 75 minutes in length, and there are more than 55 industry-leading sessions to choose from.

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