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Institute of Management Accountants – Pittsburgh Chapter

Come to the Pittsburgh Chapter ‘s

“Night at the Pirates”


 Wednesday July 19th at PNC Park vs. the Milwaukee Brewers.  Come enjoy a 90 minute PRE-GAME WINE TASTING event in Club 3000!   For only $66, you will receive:

  1. $10 of concession stand food loaded on your ticket
  2. Access to a 90 minute pre-game event sampling delicious wines
  3. Ticket to Pirate-Brewer game sitting in a Luxury Box along first base line

Bring your spouse, bring your friends and family!  LETS GO BUCS!!

For details and to get your ticket for this event go to: IMA Night at the Pirates

Link to available CPE – open enrollment 

The Eastern Association of College and University Business Officers offers 7.5 CPE

Friday June 9, 2017 8:00 – 4:00 at Double Tree by Hilton in Cranberry  

It is primarily higher ed focused  but offers 7.5 CPE for $99  

For more details and registration go to:EACUBO Annual Accounting Workshop

University of Pittsburgh recently became an IMA Endorsed School! This stamp of excellence signifies that their accounting program provides the rigorous curriculum needed for students to prepare for the CMA exam!



Get Involved

We are in need of volunteers to join the board to help plan and direct the professional events of our chapter. You can make a difference in keeping the Pittsburgh Chapter active. If you are interested and able to give an hour’s time to the IMA, please contact Tim Abbott, President at The Pittsburgh Chapter will have open board meetings on the third Wednesdays this summer to plan events and speaker topics for the 2017-2018 year.  Dinner will be provided.  Join our meetings to help make the Pittsburgh chapter a greater resource for education, research and networking to professional accountants in our area.  There are many ways you can help with only a small time commitment.

Monthly Meeting


Topic: "Revenue Recognition Update and New Leasing Rules"   (Earn 1 CPE)

Date: Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Time: Networking 6:00PM; Dinner at 6:30PM.

Place: Rivers Club in One Oxford Center, Pittsburgh PA

Speaker:  Rich Caporal, Manager, Ernst & Young CPAs.  View biography


Salad - Iceberg Wedge with applewood smoked bacon, tomatoes, bleu cheese crumbles and peppercorn dressing

Choice of:

  • Chicken Scaloppini with mushrooms, peppers and marsala wine sauce

  • Miso Ginger Grilled Salmon with Thai Curry Carrot sauce

  • Vegetable Strudel with Boursin Cream Sauce  .

Dessert - Flourless chocolate cake with berries and whipped cream

Cost: $35.00 / $20.00 for Students

Note: Payment required if reservation is cancelled within three days of meeting.

Register Today!


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Previous Meetings

Our speaker, Connie Bentzen of BlackRock, with students from Clarion University and their advisor, with Tim Abbott, chapter president.

We are excited to welcome Clarion University as a new Student Chapter of the IMA!  The Pittsburgh Chapter met on April 19 and was joined by four accounting students from Clarion University and their advisor, Mr. Frank Pici. They and 11 other students have applied to become a Student Chapter sponsored by the Pittsburgh Chapter.

Also, the 2017 Scholarship Award was presented to Marlena Hensley, a Clarion student.  Congratulations!

All members enjoyed a presentation by Connie Bentzen of BlackRock on “Navigating the Short Term Financial Markets 2017” See pictures from previous meetings, on our Blog page. For future meeting info, see: upcoming meeting schedule.