2017 Upcoming Local Events

2017 Economic Outlook
January 10, 2017 

William A. Strauss is a senior economist and economic advisor in the economic research department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982. His chief responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy.  Join Mr. Strauss and our RMA Chicago Chapter during this breakfast meeting.  For more information and to register - click here.

2017 ABC Mixer Networking Event

Early February, 2017 

Join us for an enjoyable evening of heavy appetizers, drinks and stimulating conversation! Great networking among professionals, friends & colleagues. No formal agenda and no speeches. Guests are welcome.  For more information and to register - click here.  

2017 ERM Panel Event

Mid February, 2017 

This breakfast panel event will include bankers, attorneys, and representatives from the federal reserve.  An RMA Board member will moderate this event.  More information to follow.  For more information and to register - click here.  

2017 Women in Banking Event

March 8, 2017 

The RMA Chicago Chapter is working on a Women in Banking event to be held on March 8, 2017.  More information to follow.  For more information and to register - click here.  


Community and Regional Banks Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 17

The panelist will provide insight on the challenges and risks facing community and regional banks today, as well as areas of opportunity.

Sample Topics:

  • Credit Risk, Interest Rate Risk, and Concentration Risk
  • Preparing for Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL)
  • Capitalizing on the Fintech Boom
  • Operational Risk

Time will also be provided to ask the panelists questions during the event.

*Topic recommendations and questions can be sent to Sandy Gruber at: rmachicago@rmachicago.org.   

For More Information and to Register

What's New 

The Risk Management Association:
Credit Risk Certification

Validate your skills with the only recognized professional designation for credit and lending professionals

Why Should I Become a CRC?

In today's rapidly changing financial services industry, credit and lending professionals will continue to play a critical role in shaping the risk profile of their respective institutions. The CRC is the only recognized professional designation for credit and lending professionals, and earning it gives you added credibility among colleagues and clients alike. As a credentialed risk professional through RMA, you demonstrate a commitment to the credit risk industry and a level of industry knowledge that has been recognized by an objective, outside organization. 

Additional Information



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