Nora Merriman, CPA, CGMA

Financial Analyst, Unum

Nora Merriman

How were you able to fit the CGMA Finance Leadership Program in your schedule? 

With the self-paced study program, it was very easy to work the CGMA Finance Leadership Program into my everyday life. Having each of the concepts broken down into smaller modules allowed me to pick up whenever I had time without committing hours to studying each time I sat down. 

How did the CGMA Finance Leadership Program enhance the skills for your current role? 

Thanks to the CGMA Finance Leadership Program I have a greater understanding of financial concepts as well as general business knowledge. I can contribute to conversations that I used to only observe.   

How do you think the CGMA Finance Leadership Program has prepared you for future roles? 

Because of the CGMA Finance Leadership Program, I feel more prepared for more advanced roles.  I feel that I will move up faster and will have a wider variety of opportunities because of my varied skillset and ability to actively engage in business and finance conversations so early in my career. 

Why would you recommend the CGMA Finance Leadership Program?

The CGMA Finance Leadership Program has taught me so many skills that apply to jobs in accounting, audit, finance, tax, and economics. To have a program that works so well with anyone’s schedule and that can teach so much is amazing!