MONTVALE, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IMA® (the Institute of Management Accountants) has announced Benjamin R. Mulling, CMA, CPA, CITP, and CFO of TENTE Casters, Inc. of Hebron, Ky. as Chair of IMA’s Global Board of Directors for Fiscal Year 2015-2016.
As Chair, Mulling will continue his role as spokesperson for The Competency Crisis, an IMA initiative which seeks to educate on and help close the skills-gap in management accounting, and elevate awareness of the CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) program, coupled with a number of initiatives highlighting his passion for volunteerism and continuing education.
After joining IMA in 2001, Mulling became a founding member of IMA’s inaugural Young Professionals Committee in 2008, later taking the Young Professional of the Year award in 2012. He is a member of IMA’s Cincinnati North Chapter and has served on IMA’s Global Board of Directors for three terms, including his role as Chair-Elect for Fiscal Year 2014-2015.
“Ben quickly became an asset both to young professionals in our field and here at IMA, highlighted by his leadership experience and passion to serve,” said Jeff Thomson, CMA, CAE, IMA president and CEO. “We’re excited to work with him and leverage his expertise to further elevate IMA’s mission.”
Prior to starting his role as CFO of TENTE Casters, Inc., a manufacturer of products for mobility solutions for the institutional and medical markets, Mulling was the company’s controller drawing from his prior experience at Richwood Building Products, Inc., ABT, Inc. & Affiliates, and Martin & Associates.
Mulling was preceded as Chair by Joseph A. Vincent, CMA of Stratford, Conn., who now serves as IMA’s Chair-Emeritus.
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 75,000 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/Africa. For more information about IMA, please visit www.imanet.org.