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Dr. Sandra B. Richtermeyer, PhD, CMA, CPA


Chair-Emeritus for the 2011 - 2012 fiscal year, Chair of the Volunteer Leadership Committee, IMA

Chair, Department of Accountancy, Williams College of Business, Xavier University







Dr. Richtermeyer's teaching interests are in the areas of managerial accounting, corporate governance, non-profit accounting, and information systems. Her research interests include technology enablement and enterprise systems, non-profit accounting, and professional issues for accountants. She works actively with a variety of professional organizations and is a frequent speaker for professional development programs on financial leadership, technology integration, and performance measurement.

Biography At-a-Glance

Sandra B. Richtermeyer, Ph.D., CMA, CPA is IMA Chair-Emeritus for the 2011 - 2012 fiscal year. She also serves as chair of IMA's Volunteer Leadership Committee. She is also chair of the Department of Accountancy in the Williams College of Business at Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dr. Richtermeyer has held several other volunteer roles with IMA. She served as chair of External and Member Relations Committee (2007-2008), chair of the IMA Foundation for Applied Research (2004-2006), Professor-in-Residence (2004-2007), and chair for the National Committee on Students (2002-2004). She was president of the Denver-Centennial Chapter from 2000-2001 and held several IMA leadership positions at the Chapter and Council level from 1995-2000.

Dr. Richtermeyer has served on the boards of many nonprofit organizations and technology groups, including current service on the Microsoft Dynamics Academic Alliance Advisory Board. She has also authored many articles in academic and practitioner publications.


Dr. Richtermeyer received her Ph.D, MBA, and M.S. from the University of Colorado and her B.S. from the University of Wyoming.


Dr. James (Jim) Sorensen, PhD, CPA


Professor of Accountancy, School of Accountancy, Daniels College of Business, University of Denver
Piccinati Endowed Professor, John J. Gilbert Endowed Professor of Accountancy, University Scholar and Teacher | 303-871-2028 | CV | Portfolio







Management accounting (including strategic cost management), governmental accounting, nonprofit accounting, financial management of nonprofit organizations, cost determination and rate-setting and cost-effectiveness for human service (including behavioral health) organizations, and survey research.

Biography At-a-Glance

James E. Sorensen is professor of accountancy in the School of Accountancy in the Daniels College of Business at the University of Denver, a position he has held since 1972. His behavioral health research and publications include cost-determination and rate-setting as well as cost-outcome and cost-effectiveness of human service programs. Sorensen's work is often cited in the cost assessments of human service agencies. His clients include federal, state and local behavioral health agencies and providers in every state in the United States as well as Puerto Rico, Guam and the Republic of Palau.

His management accounting research and publications include the development and teaching of management accounting curricula and the analysis of careers in public and management accounting. He has worked closely with the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) He has received the IMA Bulloch Innovations in Management Accounting Education Award and the Brummet Distinguished Academicians Service Award.

Sorensen has published more than 100 articles and more than a dozen chapters and texts. His research has appears in more than 20 leading journals.


PhD, The Ohio State University, accounting, economics, sociology

MBA, University of Denver, accounting

BSBA, University of Denver, business