About RMA

Founded in 1914, The Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association, whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, and operational risk.

Headquartered in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, RMA has approximately 2,500 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by 18,000 risk management professionals who are chapter members in financial centers throughout North America, Europe, and Asia/Pacific.

Interested in getting involved with RMA and this Chapter? Go to www.rmahq.org/membership to find out how.

About the Chapter

The Central Indiana Chapter, like all RMA chapters, is organized and run by volunteer members. We strongly encourage current or prospective members to become involved in shaping the future direction of the chapter by contacting any of the current officers or committee chairs. We would also be happy to discuss the many benefits that can be derived from membership in RMA.

General Questions? Please Contact:

Chapter Announcements

2018-2019 Educational Course Survey
The Central Indiana Chapter of RMA would like your help in selecting our educational course offerings for the upcoming fiscal year (September 2018 - August 2019). As a non-profit organization, RMA offers 34 courses separated into 4 skill groups: Foundational Essentials, Intermediate Essentials, Advanced Essentials, and Specialized Credit Risk and Lending. Course descriptions are listed here (PDF).

Click here to take our survey. Your feedback provides valuable information to better serve our members. Individuals who complete this survey by April 20th will be entered to win a $25 VISA gift card. Thank you for your continued support of RMA!

Chapter Events

Commercial Lending School
Monday, July 16th - Wednesday, July 18th
Flyer (PDF)
Click here to register (Constant Contact)​​​​

The Commercial Lending School is a three day event with several local banking, accounting, and financial services professionals leading in-depth sessions on topics geared for underwriters, officers, and other individuals interested in these commercial lending subjects:

Accounting Issues, Business Valuations, Cash Flow Analysis, Client Profiling, Compliance Issues, Loan Documentation, Loan Structure, Real Estate Lending, Red Flags & Problem Loans, Sales Relationships, and SBA Lending.

Registration Deadlines: 
Early           Thursday, May 31st
Normal        Friday, June 22nd

Registration Prices:
Early            $595
Normal         $695

Regions Tower, 5th floor, Conference Room C

211 N. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Questions? Please Contact:
Sharon Ketner
Lending School Co-Chair


There are currently no events scheduled.

Either the content you're seeking doesn't exist or it requires proper authentication before viewing.

RMA Co-Sponsored Educational Offerings

Lending to Medical and Dental Practices
Monday, June 11 - 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Flyer (PDF)
Click here to register (RMA HQ)​

Many opportunities exist today for banks to provide services to medical and dental practices. To understand where the opportunities are, you must first understand the trends in this rapidly evolving industry.

Who Will Benefit:

If you are a lender, credit officer, credit analyst, or loan review officer with little or no experience in lending to medical or dental practices, this course will give you the information you need and the confidence you want when considering a credit for these groups.

You Will:
  • Understand how the legal and organizational structures of medical and dental practices and related organizations affect the ability to extend credit.
  • Understand how a practice’s primary revenue sources set their rates, and how those rates can be affected in the future.
  • Learn about regulations—and their inherent risks—that affect medical practices.
  • Assess the management and business characteristics of practices.
  • Learn about the importance of accounts receivable in the success of a medical or dental practice.
  • Understand why medical and dental practices borrow.
  • Learn to structure credits for these groups to mitigate risk.
  • Be able to make a loan decision for a medical or dental practice.

Registration Deadline:
Monday, May 21st

Registration Prices:
Associate Member                                     $355

Non-Associate Member of Member Inst.   $495
Professional Members                               $495
Non-Members                                            $745

PNC Bank, 3rd floor, Training Room A, B, or C (TBD)
101 W. Washington St., Indianapolis, IN 46204

Questions? Please Contact:
Jill Manchir
Education Chair