RMA Foundation Scholarship
September 10 - October 21
RMA is pleased to grant scholarships to full-time, college juniors and seniors who are interested in working in the banking industry after graduation. Offered through the RMA Foundation, scholarships range from $2,000 to $8,000 and can be renewed up to two additional years, provided each student fulfills the renewal requirements and maintains their free student membership with RMA. Students can visit www.rmahq.org/scholarship for more information and to apply. 
The Risk Management Association - Job Posting
Relationship Manager, Midwest Region
Member Relations
September 2018

The Risk Management Association (RMA) is seeking a Relationship Manager who resides in the Midwest (preferably Chicago area) with experience in building and maintaining long-term relationships, preferably with financial institutions. The successful candidate will have the ability to provide a significant level of business consultation services to assist financial institutions with risk management solutions, including training programs and RMA products and services. The Relationship Manager generates revenue while exhibiting a strong enthusiasm for serving members and helping them stay engaged with RMA. The ability to proactively manage the association’s relationship with financial institutions to increase membership and engagement is paramount.

Critical responsibilities of the role include:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of current and trending industry risk management practices
  • Promote the association’s products and services.
  • Introduce new products and programs in an ongoing and effective manner to maximize the value of RMA.
  • Recommend development of new products and services and improvements to existing products and services. Assist in developing revenue forecasts, territory potentials, and call programs.
  • Maintain call reports, and report on all relevant activities within the region.
  • Develop a comprehensive intelligence network including information on competitors and their products.
  • Work actively to enhance RMA’s image and reputation through effective presentation and communication.
  • Support the RMA chapters in the assigned region, serving as a liaison and proactively supporting chapter events.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and five to ten years of experience in the financial services industry. The person should be comfortable and qualified in dealing with multiple levels of management within financial institutions and a willingness and ability to travel approximately 30%-50% of time. Sales experience is preferred. The candidate should possess an ability to balance multiple projects simultaneously, have excellent planning skills, and be able to work effectively with minimal supervision. Exemplary communication, listening and presentation skills are a must.

Competitive salary and benefits package
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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.

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Thank you for attending our Annual Luncheon! We had a great turnout of 83 individuals to conclude our 2017-2018 Fiscal Year.

2018 Luncheon
Thank you to our Keynote Speaker, Robert Messer! Robert gave an excellent presentation on 5 Critical Skills for Bankers to Thrive in the Changing Environment. Collaboration, Communication, Competency, Courage, and Commitment are essential skills to succeed.

Robert Luncheon
A final THANK YOU to Greg Nichols and Sharon Ketner! Greg has done an superb job leading our chapter as President for the 2017-2018 year. In Sharon's 7 years on our board of directors, she has been responsible for planning and organizing our Annual Commercial Lending School. During the 3-day program, local instructors educate underwriters, officers, and other individuals interested in various commercial lending subjects. She has been a tremendous asset to our board and will be greatly missed by us all.

Sharon and Greg




RMA Headquarters Co-Sponsored Courses
Register online using the links above.

Associate members: $355

Non-Associates from Member Institutions: $495
Professional Members: $495
Non-Members: $745

​1. Analyzing Business Tax Returns
Thursday, October 4, 2018
Flyer (PDF)

2. Problem Loan Workouts
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Flyer (PDF)

3. Commercial Real Estate Lending I: Introduction
Friday, November 30, 2018
Flyer (PDF)

4. Lending to Non-Profit Organizations
Friday, December 14, 2018
Flyer (PDF)

5. Global Cash Flow I
Tuesday, February 26, 2019

6. Structuring Commercial Loans I
Wednesday, April 10, 2019

7. Asset Based Lending for Non-Asset Based Lenders
Thursday, June 13, 2019

Central Indiana Chapter-Developed Courses
Commercial Lending School
July 2019

Interested in developing or teaching a course?
We can help! Our chapter is looking to develop home-grown courses.

Home-grown courses have numerous benefits, including:
- New topics outside of courses offered by RMA Headquarters
- Cheaper cost for attendees
- Local instructors better understand our market
- Courses can be offered for a full day or a half day

Share your thoughts and ideas with us at rmacentral.indiana@gmail.com!