Six students receive CMA (Certified Management Accountant) scholarships

Awarded by IMA to Support Future Leaders in Management Accounting

Green Bay, Wis.—The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is pleased to announce that six students have been awarded CMA® (Certified Management Accountant) scholarships from IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants). The list of students honored with this award includes:

Garrett Crowe
Victoria Ertl
Cory Gruendemann
Kelley Prince
Madelyn Relien
Carly Reynders

As part of its mission to advance the management accounting profession, IMA offers the CMA Scholarship Program to top full-time accounting, finance, and business administration students who are nominated by their professors. Recipients receive a comprehensive package of benefits enabling them to study for and take the CMA exam at no cost while they’re still in school.

Designed specifically for finance and accounting professionals working in business, the CMA certification program is a relevant assessment of advanced accounting and financial management knowledge in critical areas such as financial planning, analysis, control, and decision support. The CMA exam includes two parts: Financial Planning, Performance, and Analytics; and Strategic Financial Management.

“The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay’s Austin E. Cofrin School of Business is pleased to recognize these six outstanding students,” said Heather Kaminski, DBA, CMA assistant professor of accounting at UW-Green Bay. “The scholarships are a substantial benefit to our students, allowing them to prepare for and pass the CMA exam.”

“We congratulate this group of outstanding students for their accomplishments and dedication to the field of management accounting,” added Raef Lawson, Ph.D., CMA, CPA, IMA professor-in-residence and vice president of research and policy. “Students who prepare for the CMA while in school will stand out in the workforce and will contribute to the performance of organizations throughout their careers.”

IMA accepts CMA Scholarship nominations on a rolling basis. Professors can submit an CMA Scholarship Form to nominate up to 10 students each year. Visit for details.

For more information about the CMA certification program, visit IMA’s website:

About the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 79,604 continuing education enrollees each year across all campus locations. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. For more information, visit

About IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants)
IMA® 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) and CSCA®(Certified in Strategy and Competitive Analysis) programs, continuing education, networking, and advocacy of the highest ethical business practices. Twice named Professional Body of the Year by The Accountant/International Accounting Bulletin, IMA has a global network of about 140,000 members in 150 countries and more than 350 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/India. For more information about IMA, please visit


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