Local CMA Resources

San Diego Chapter CMA Coordinator
Derek Murphy is the San Diego Chapter's CMA Coordinator.   Derek can be reached through the Chapter email with any questions about the CMA credential, preparing for the exam or local resources.

The San Diego Chapter has set aside funds for up to four $250 scholarships each year to chapter members that successfully obtain CMA certification. Scholarship criteria:
  • Contact Chapter and advise that you have enrolled in the Certification Program
  • Be a member of the San Diego Chapter of the IMA when CMA designation is awarded
  • Within 30-days of CMA designation issuance, contact Chapter and request scholarship payout
Gleim Chapter Discount Program:

Gleim CMA Review is offering San Diego Chapter members a discount on the Gleim CMA Premium Review System. Gleim is a Strategic Partner of IMA, and supports our members who want to pursue the CMA Certification.

Our current edition covers 2020 CMA exam topics and is equipped with SmartAdapt™ technology which personalizes your review and eliminates the guesswork in studying. When the new 2021 edition is released later on this year the Premium Review System will give your chapter members free updates to any changes.

In both editions, you'll also enjoy:
    • Videos covering the toughest topics and providing question walk-throughs
    • Enhanced books and online platform for a more accessible, intuitive experience
    • The best bank of exam-quality questions and explanations
    • Dedicated support from Personal Counselors and Accounting Experts
    • +Access Until You Pass® Guarantee

Orders can also be placed online at //

Place your order directly online by going to // or contact Alexandra Graham at 800.874.5346 ext 428 or to learn about the significant discounts you are eligible for as a San Diego Chapter member.

Live Instruction CMA Exam Prep Webcast:

Live CMA Exam Prep: Part 1 Starts February 13, 2021

Gleim Instructor-led CMA Live Exam Preparation Webcasts, presented by the IMA Arizona Valley of the Sun Chapter and the Wild West Council.

Starts:  February 13, 2021
Ends:  April 24, 2021
Duration:  10 weeks on Saturday mornings.(No session on April 3rd.)

Part 1 Time: 6:00 AM to 7:30 AM AZ Time (AZ doesn't observe daylights savings time)

 Mitchell Davidson, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE

Cost: IMA Members: $700, Student and Corporate Members: $600.  If you already have the Gleim or other exam prep materials the fee is $250 for members.

Thist is a 15 hour live, online, accelerated CMA exam prep class scheduled over 1.5 hour sessions over 10 Saturday mornings.  It is led by our qualified CMA instructor, Mitchell Davidson, CPA, CMA, CIA, CFE,  and utilizes a study group format that includes 30 minutes of each class focused on student questions. 

The CMA Live Exam Prep is executed by both the IMA Wild West Council and the IMA Valley of the Sun Chapter. The class is provided through Zoom which is available on the web as well as through an app on tablets and smart phones. We recommend using headphones with microphones for better sound. You are also able to dial in by phone.

The price includes: 1 free 30 minute one on one help session with the instructor, an experienced CMA instructor with years of experience, Gleim Premium Review System: Gleim Instruct Video Lectures, Online Review and Books, Gleim’s “Access Until You Pass”, Gleim’s “Personal Counselor”, Free Domestic Shipping on Initial Purchase, Largest Test Bank Available, Access to Accounting Experts, Audio Lecture, and Study Planner.

Please note: Space is limited for the class, so register now and don’t miss out! To be registered for the class, payment must be received by the deadline.


For more information contact:

Derek Heijmans, CMA
CMA Director, Wild West Council

Tom Dopler, CMA
CMA Director, AZ Valley of the Sun Chapter