About FMA

FMA is a student-run organization geared towards all students who have an interest in business. Officers and members alike are drawn from diverse business backgrounds such as Finance, Management, Supply Chain, Marketing, Economics, Information Systems, Entrepreneurship, and Accounting.

Our Mission

The goal of the Financial Management Association is to help members thrive in a fast-paced environment that allows us to embrace change and gain knowledge for us to become successful within the corporate realm. We strive for continued personal, professional, and academic growth, which occurs through continued education, work experience, life experiences, and leadership opportunities. We take great pride in supporting the achievements of our members.

We are here to serve our members, our community, and our University by developing social and professional skills outside the walls of the classroom. We are a diverse group of ASU affiliates gathered together to help each other succeed within the corporate environment. The benefits of membership include exposure to financial industry specialists, internship opportunities, and affiliation with the international chapter. Our organization is open to everyone affiliated with ASU that has an interest in business and finance.

Our History

Established in 1970, the FMA is a global leader in developing and disseminating knowledge about financial decision making. The mission of the FMA is to broaden the common interests between academicians and practitioners, provide opportunities for professional interaction between and among academicians, practitioners and students, promote the development and understanding of basic and applied research and of sound financial practices, and to enhance the quality of education in finance. FMA's members include finance practitioners and academicians and students who are interested in the techniques and advances which define the field of finance.

Consistent with this mission, the members of FMA share the following values and beliefs:

  • Professional integrity is a critical component of quality research, education and practice.
  • Respect, understanding, and appreciation of the diverse needs and interests of others are necessary to achieve mutually beneficial interaction among academicians, practitioners and students.
  • Free and open discourse and interaction among academician, practitioners, and students are essential to the origination and evaluation of new ideas and the improvement of financial decision making.
  • Open governance, broad-based participation, and continuous improvement in quality of services are critical to achieving FMA International's mission.