Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) designation holders are trusted to guide critical business decisions and drive strong business performance. They are qualified to work across the business at every level, not just in finance.
Via this series, meet some of our interesting CGMA designation holders and discover not only what they do in their day jobs, but how it relates to their passions and philosophies in life.
If you have a CGMA story that you would like to share, email us at CGMAProgram@aicpa.org.
Yadira talks through her unique career path, her work in the healthcare system and her personal connection to Hurricane Maria that battered Puerto Rico in 2017.
Ravi walks us through his illustrious international career and his penchant for yoga, meditation, breathing techniques and travel.
Chris Wildman narrates his story of his non traditional career path, working for a school district and why he feels passionately about the CGMA designation.
Pat Lytle, talks about his passion for teaching and mentoring young people about the importance of personal financial literacy and entrepreneurship.
April draws a parallel between her life as a competitive triathlete and the skills required to succeed in the workplace.
Steve talks about his life as a CFO, his passion for music and what it’s like to perform with his spouse.
Dan explains how his CGMA skill set helps ensure the sustainability of the football franchise.
Andrea chronicles her eclectic career path, her work with AOL in the dotcom boom era and serving as a team member at HRC, a cause dear to her heart.
Kathy draws a parallel between her passion for basketball and the influence it has on her leadership style and work philosophy.
Donny talks about his firm, his passion for mindfulness and straightens out some common misconceptions about meditation.
Carla talks about the craft brewing industry, her leadership mantra and her involvement in the community.
Dr. Glover tells us why the giraffe is his favorite animal and the transition from accountant to entrepreneur.
Amy addresses the importance of balance in life, risk-taking and her thoughts on leadership.
Salsa dancing, photography and travel set Bikram apart. Read about his role as a CGMA in government.
Lindsay blends her passion for fast cars and finance. Read about what skills she thinks are key to success.
Yousef talks about the transformative power of education and his thirst for knowledge accumulation.
Carol talks about how the CGMA designation is a benefit to finance professionals at all career levels.
Shan's story from a small farm in Albania to being at the helm of a gluten-free manufacturing company in California.
Rob draws a parallel between risk mitigation at Fandango and his passion for scuba diving in exotic locations around the globe.
Rebecca talks about applying her left-brain management accounting knowledge to her passion for the arts.