Now Accepting Nominations for 2005 Financial Executive of the Year

Nominations are now being accepted by the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) for the 2005 Financial Executive of the Year Award (FEYA). Robert Half International (RHI) has joined IMA as a sponsor for the third year to honor exceptional financial leaders and their achievements. Awards will be presented to regional winners from each of the IMA’s participating U.S. regions and one nominee will be named national Financial Executive of the Year in December. Both IMA members and non-members can be nominated for the FEYA before September 1, 2005. Only online nominations will be accepted.

“IMA is pleased to have the opportunity to once again recognize outstanding financial leaders through out Financial Executive of the Year Award Program,” says Paul Sharman, president and Chief executive officer of IMA. “Since IMA founded the FEYA Program in 1997, we have remained committed to honoring those who bring leadership, pride and credibility to the accounting and finance professions every day, and have recognized of 150 accounting and finance professionals to date.”

Regional winners receive a two-year IMA membership. The national winner receives a three-year IMA membership and a $2,500 scholarship will be donated to the school of their choice.

“The Financial Executive of the Year Award recognizes individuals who have displayed a commitment to improving their companies, the accounting profession and their local business communities. We are pleased to join the IMA in acknowledging the integrity, leadership and hard work of accounting and finance professionals across the United States,” says Paul Gentzkow, president and chief operating officer of staffing services for RHI.

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