2015 - 2016 Council Award of Excellence
   2014 - 2015 Council Award of Excellence
   2013 - 2014 Vice Presidents' Award for highest average competition points



2017 - 2018 Lincoln Trail Council Board of Directors

Below is your IMA Council Leadership that is here to serve you! Connect with them via email or at a quarterly council meeting!


Lincoln Trail Council Officers, Directors, and Committee Members

President, Susan Maddux, CPA
  • Email: Susan Maddux
  • Financial Reporting and Quality Assurance Analyst, Country Music Foundation, Inc.
  • Home Chapter: Nashville - Past President
  • Accomplishments:
    • Under leadership as President of the Nashville Chapter from 2012-2014, the Nashville Chapter accomplished the following:
      • In 2012 - 2013, Chapter awarded the Carter Award and Runner-Up in Community Service.
      • In 2013 - 2014, Chapter received the Gold Award for
        Newsletter and Runner-Up in Community Service.
      • Chartered two new student chapters, MTSU and WKU.
    • 2014 - 2018 IMA Global Research Foundation Director
    • 2015 - 2016 IMA Global Annual Conference Program Planning Committee Member
    • Interviewed by Jeff Thomson for September 2015 article in Forbes on Internal Controls.


President-Elect, Meredith Albright, CMA, CPA
  • EmailMeredith Albright 
  • Manager, Global Program Accounting -at Asurion
  • Home Chapter: Nashville - President
  • Accomplishments:
    • Served on the 2015-2016 LTRC Scholarship Committee
    • In prior role as Nashville Chapter VP of Administration
      • Planned and established a successful annual networking social to kick off each new year that boosted chapter interest
      • Successfully transitioned the monthly chapter meetings to Second Harvest Food Bank where the chapter can keep costs low while enabling the Food Bank to provide additional meals to the hungry
      • Strategic Finance October 2016 article on servant leadership

Treasurer, Bradford Hamilton (Past Council President)

  • Corporate IT Controller - at Cummins, Inc.
  • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana
  • Accomplishments:







Secretary, Jennifer Kline

  • Controller - Red Cross
  • Home Chapter: Louisville
  • Accomplishments:


Social Media, Chelsea Miller
  • Senior Accountant
  • Home Chapter: Nashville - Director, Social Media
  • Accomplishments:

Chair-Student Scholarship Committee, Eric Mauer, CMA
  • Financial Analyst - Engine Business Technical Organization at Cummins, Inc.
  • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana-President
  • Accomplishments:
    • In prior roles of Webmaster (2012-2015) and Co-Director of Meetings & Attendance (2014-2015) for the South Central Indiana Chapter:
      • Created new Google site.
      • Implemented online registration and feedback for events.
      • Helped to organize the most highly attended all-day session in chapter history in 2015.
    • As Chair of the LTRC Student Leadership Conference Scholarship Committee, moved from a word doc to a web-based submission form.
    • As a Student Member, won LTRC Student Leadership Conference Scholarship in 2012 and 2013.
    • Contributed to Ginger White's August 2014 article in Strategic Finance.



IMA Global Board of Directors

Chair-Elect, Ginger White, BB, MBB, CMA (Past Council President)

  • EmailGinger White
  • Corporate Purchasing Finance Director at Cummins
  • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana - Past President
  • Accomplishments:
    • 2015 - 2016 IMA Global Board of Directors Performance Oversight and Audit Chair
    • Global IMA Exemplary Leadership Award for 2014
    • 2013 - 2015 IMA Global Board of Directors Member Relations Chair
    • 2012 - 2013 South Central Indiana Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
    • Past Lincoln Trail Regional Council President
    • August 2014 article in Strategic Finance about the Student Leadership Conference.


Global Board Director, Lisa Book, CMA, CFM (Past Council President)
  • Email: Lisa Book
  • Lecturer in Accounting at Indiana University Southeast
  • Home Chapter: Louisville - Past President
  • Accomplishments:
    • 2017-2019 Global Board of Directors, Planning & Development Committee
    • As 2015-2016 Lincoln Trail Council President:
      • Implemented WebEx to allow remote participation in Council events, starting Fall 2015.
      • Hosted five brownbag, WebEx sessions between Council meetings on various topics of interest to chapter board members as "specific accomplishment" to help achieve Council Award of Excellence for 2015-2016.
      • Chaired MrExcel committee to help lead the Council in hosting two successful MrExcel seminars in October 2015 with over 125 registrants.  Raised over $6,000 in profit to support Council initiatives, a record-breaking amount for the Council.
    • As 2014-2015 Lincoln Trail Council VP:
      • Created and maintained new website for Lincoln Trail Council in 2014-2015.
      • Developed "Chapter Portal Training" videos in 2015 as "specific accomplishment" to help achieve Council Award of Excellence for 2014-2015.
    • As Louisville Chapter board member:
      • Served as 2013-2014 Louisville Chapter President and instrumental in chapter's first full-day conference and also cross-campus, collaborative Student Night event with over 100 attendees (in combination with KyCPA, AFWA, IIA, and ACFE).
      • Revived chapter's newsletter, The Derby City Post, as Director of Community Relations 2016-2017.
      • Co-authored August 2017 article in Strategic Finance about Louisville Chapter mentor program.
      • 2016-2017 and 2010-2011 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
    • Presented 2.5 CPE session on "Giving Voice to Your Values: The How To of Business Ethics" at IMA's Annual Conference & Expo in Los Angeles in June 2015 and 1.5 CPE on "Exercising Your Moral Muscle" at IMA's Annual Conference & Expo in Denver in June 2017.  Also presented ethics session to South Central IN, Indianapolis, and Louisville chapters.
    • 2012 - 2014 IMA Global Ethics Committee Member
    • 2012 - 2013 IMA Global Annual Conference Program Planning Committee Member



Global Board Director, Kristina Merrill, CMA, CPA

  • Email: Kristina Merrill
  • CFO, Sky Racing World – a division of Tabcorp Holdings
  • Home Chapter: Louisville – prior board director
  • Accomplishments:
    • 2014 /2015 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
    • 2015 /2016 Louisville Chapter Outstanding Member of the Year
    • Author / Creator of Mentor Program
    • Global IMA Volunteer Leadership Committee 2016/2018

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Global Board Director, Martha Alle, CPA
  • Director of Finance at Ursuline Sisters of Mount St. Joseph
  • Home Chapter: Evansville - Past President
  • Accomplishments:
    • Global IMA Exemplary Volunteer Award for 2015


Global Board Director, Rebecca Zhu   

  • Home Chapter: South Central Indiana
  • Accomplishments:









Lincoln Trail Council
Past Presidents


2016 – 2017

Paula Wilcox

2015 – 2016
Lisa Book

2014 – 2015
Amy Mings

2013 – 2014
Bridgitte Danhauer

2012 – 2013
Brad Hamilton

 
2011 – 2012
Jean Isaacs

2010 – 2011
Richard Bramhill

2009 – 2010
Ginger White

2008 – 2009
Allen Maples

 2007 - 2008
Rick Sammons 
 
 2006 - 2007
 Martha Alle

2005 - 2006
 Teresa Hattabaugh