Awards and Recipients

Financial Executives International (FEI) is the premier association for CFO’s and other

senior financial executives in the United States and Canada.

Jennifer Dunleavy

Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education

As a member of the senior management team Jennifer contributes to strategic initiatives in support of ACCME’s mission.  She provides leadership for the business and operations teams, and ensures the availability of high-quality resources necessary to fulfill ACCME’s objectives.  Jennifer is responsible for all aspects of financial planning and analysis, developing and monitoring the short and long-term operating and capital budgets of ACCME in alignment with strategic goals.  She oversees financial internal controls, creates and implements cash management policies, and is the liaison to the Finance Committee of the ACCME Board of Directors.  Jennifer is also integral to ensuring ACCME has high quality database and software applications to support the needs of the organization and its colleagues.  She successfully led a database expansion project to collect and disseminate CME participant data for over 400,000 physicians to six of the largest medical specialty boards in the U.S. and oversees the compilation of ACCME’s Annual Data Report, the yearly publication that is descriptive of the size and scope of the national continuing medical education enterprise.

Jennifer holds a bachelor’s degree in education from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.  As a member of the Professional Master’s in Science of Accountancy program, Jennifer earned her Masters in Science of Accountancy from DePaul University’s Kelstadt School of Business while working full time at Ernst and Young, LLP.  Jennifer is passionate about education’s power to produce positive change and growth and is proud to be a member of the Highlands District 106 Board of Education.    She holds a Professional Educator’s License and in 2021, earned her Chief School Business Official endorsement.  Jennifer is a Certified Public Accountant.

Although Chicago has been her home for 30 years, as a native of Colorado, Jennifer loves sunshine and the mountains.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, gardening, watching college basketball and spending time with her husband, three teenage sons and two dogs.

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