Posted by Mary Wimberley on 1999-11-09

Frank C. Minter, CPA, executive-in-residence at the Samford University School of Business, has been elected national president-elect of the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA). He will assume presidency of the 75,000-member organization in July, 2000.

Minter, editor of the Accounting and Auditing Handbook, is a former full-time faculty member and accounting director at Samford. He continues to teach a graduate financial accounting theory course.

He was previously employed by AT&T and the Bell System for 34 years until his retirement. He had served as corporate vice president and controller of AT&T and vice president and chief financial officer of two of its subsidiaries.

Minter is a member of the Financial Executives Institute, the American Accounting Association and the American Institute of CPAs. He is the IMA representative to the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council, and has also served IMA as a vice president and board member.

IMA is the world's largest organization dedicated to advancing management accounting and financial management.


About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.