Steve Christie Memorial Scholarship Fund

The Board of your IMA Florida Regional Council invite you to join us in honoring Mr. Steve Christie, CPC; who was an Officer and Leader of the IMA Tampa Bay Chapter and delegate to the Florida Council for many years. Steve, who passed away in July 2017, was a staunch advocate of Chapter and Council support of students aspiring toward careers in management and public accounting.


In joyful celebration in his memory, your Council has instituted a Steve Christie Memorial Scholarship Fund and is now accepting contributions for this Fund.


Please send your tax-deductible contribution payable by check in any amount to the order of “IMA Florida Council” and with the notation “Steve C Fund” in the memo line to our Treasurer:


Mr. Orrin Schaal


IMA Florida Council

2720 West Exeter Road

Avon Park, FL 33825


The scholarship applications will be distributed to the head of the Accounting or Business department of colleges and universities in Florida. The scholarship will be granted for the spring 2018 term.

Thank you for sharing to honor a great friend and dear colleague in this fantastic way.

The Board of IMA Florida Council


Mr. Steve Christie’s professional career was in talent search and placement specializing in service to accounting and financial management professionals in the Tampa Bay area. His experience included fourteen years with Frank Leonard Personnel as Senior Consultant and General Manager; four years with Marsar & Company as Partner and Senior Consultant; thirteen years with Gregory, Sharer & Stuart, PA as Recruiting and Employment Manager; and, most recently, as an independent executive recruiter.  Steve also served in various officer positions in the Kiwanis Club of Tampa Bay and was a key organizer of Christmas celebrations and other activities for the Children’s Medical Services of Hillsborough County.