Seminar Series
Financial Services &


Customer Service
& Marketing
Women In Business
Human Resources


28th Annual

October 21, 2004
Keynote Speaker

Bruce Baggaley
MBA,CPA, Senior Partner, BMA, Inc.

Why Lean Accounting?

Bruce Baggaley, Senior Partner, BMA, Inc., specializes in the development and implementation of management processes that incorporate lean accounting and lean performance management systems. His functional expertise includes the development of management information for operational and financial planning and control, implementing financial accounting control systems, applying activity-based management principles to reengineering operating processes. He has extensive experience in aerospace and defense, public utility, telecommunications, semiconductor manufacturing, and service industries. Prior to forming his own firm, Mr. Baggaley was an accounting and audit partner at KPMG, responsible for strategic planning for the firm and a managing associate in the management controls consulting practice of Coopers & Lybrand in New York, and was a Professional Accounting Fellow at the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Mr. Baggaley received an A.B. in Economics from Dartmouth College and an MBA in Finance from Columbia University Graduate School of Business, where he was a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honorary society. Mr. Baggaley is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a frequent speaker on lean accounting and the management of lean companies. He is co-author of the book “Practical Lean Accounting,” published by Productivity Press in January 2004.


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