Welcome to the Toledo IMA Chapter Website

The Toledo IMA Chapter of is dedicated to providing a forum for management accountants and finance professionals to develop and advance their careers through certification, research and practice development, education, networking, and the advocacy of highest ethical and professional practices. Toledo IMA also provides job opportunity postings for positions in Toledo and NW Ohio.

Toledo Chapter IMA April Meeting

Date: Wednesday, April 20, 2016 
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Mancy’s Italian
Monroe Street
Toledo, OH
House salad and bread for all; Lasagna or Chicken Marsala or Penne Vegetali (vegetables in cream sauce)
Deb Schultz, Business Consultant, Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation. 
BWC updates over the last year and what you need to make sure you know.  ~ Email questions for our speaker
Cost: $10.00 for IMA members/ $15.00 for guests
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