VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Nov. 1, 2012) - The Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia (CMA British Columbia) is pleased to announce that Terrace's Khalie Genereaux, CMA was named valedictorian of the graduating CMA class of 2012.
Genereaux achieved the highest standing in the two-year CMA Strategic Leadership Program, the hallmark of the Certified Management Accountant designation. In addition, Genereaux was presented with the Gold Medal Award for achieving the highest aggregate standing in British Columbia for the CMA National Entrance Exam and CMA Strategic Leadership Program.
Genereaux is currently a business manager for Progressive Ventures Construction in Terrace, B.C. Prior to enrolling in the CMA program, Genereaux completed her Bachelor of Arts in Economics at Simon Fraser University.
"What an incredible achievement it is to be first in the province," said Lael McKeown, co-owner of Progressive Ventures. "We are very proud to have Khalie as part of our team."
"Khalie represents the bright future of the accounting profession in British Columbia," states Vinetta Peek, President & CEO of CMA British Columbia. "On behalf of the Society, I congratulate Khalie for her tremendous accomplishments, and wish her and the entire 2012 graduating class a successful career as strategic management accountants."
The Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia awards the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation to qualified candidates in British Columbia. With 50,000 members around the world, CMA Canada grants a professional designation in strategic management accounting™ and is responsible for standards-setting, accreditation and the continuing professional development of CMAs. For more information, visit www.cmabc.com.