The Association’s leadership team executes a strategy designed to advance both management and public accounting globally while enhancing the benefits CIMA and AICPA members receive.

Volunteer Leadership

Kimberly Ellison-Taylor, CPA, CGMA
Chairman, Association Board
Chairman, AICPA

David Stanford, FCMA, CGMA
Vice Chairman, Association Board
President, CIMA

Executive Leadership

Barry Melancon, CPA, CGMA
CEO, Association

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA
Chief Executive, Management Accounting

Senior Leadership Team

Erik Asgeirsson
President, CPA.com

Michael Buddendeck
General Counsel

Lawson Carmichael
Executive Vice President – Strategy, People and Innovation

Sue Coffey, CPA, CGMA
Executive Vice President – Public Practice

Andrew Harding, FCMA, CGMA
Chief Executive, Management Accounting

Fiona Harvey
Executive Vice President – Marketing and Sales

Mark Koziel, CPA, CGMA
Executive Vice President – Firm Services

Greg Lamm
Vice President – Information Technology

Janice Maiman, CAE
Executive Vice President – Communications, PR and Brand

Mark Peterson
Executive Vice President – Advocacy

Anthony Pugliese, CPA, CGMA, CITP
Executive Vice President – Membership, Technology and Learning

Scott Spiegel, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

Gail Stirling
Executive Vice President – Professional Standards and Conduct

Noel Tagoe
Executive Vice President – Academics

Irene Teng
Managing Director – Europe, Africa and Asia

Arleen Thomas, CPA, CGMA
Managing Director – Americas, Global Offerings and CGMA Exam