Welcome to the
Central Indiana Chapter

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 1,600 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the Association by 31,000 individuals located throughout North America, Europe, Australia, 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

Hello! The Central Indiana Chapter of the RMA locally serves Indianapolis, Bloomington, Lafayette, Muncie, Terre Haute, and all the surrounding towns in-between.

We offer training courses through RMA headquarters and our own chapter-developed educational programs. We also hold networking events with speakers and sponsors to benefit our members and non-members.

If you have questions, suggestions, or frustrations, please email rmacentral.indiana@gmail.com. You will hear back from one of our chapter direcshortly!

RMA Announcements

Annual Risk Management Conference  

Join RMA in person October 23-25, 2022 or virtually December 5-8, 2022 for the Annual Risk Management Conference. This event will address how to progress financial institutions through pandemics, social and political unrest, sanctions, inflation, and more. While recent disruptions have revealed the resiliency of the financial industry, RMA aims to help the financial sector continue to lead through innovation and a growth mindset. Learn more and register here.  

Internal Audit Conference

November 13-16, 2022 | Aventura, FL
The theme of this year's conference is Audit Modernization in an Ever-Changing Landscape

Over the course of the three days, participants will have an opportunity to get insightful and valuable input on various emerging and topical risks and areas of regulatory focus in from their peers and subject matter specialists in their plenary sessions, have an opportunity to take deep dives on topics during the breakout sessions, and network with their peers. Learn more and register here.

Upcoming Events
Annual Luncheon

Tuesday, August 23, 2022
Regions Tower

Keynote Speaker: Michael Hicks, PhD
"Indiana Economic Outlook"
Michael J. Hicks, PhD is the George and Frances Ball distinguished professor of economics and the director of the Center for Business and Economic Research at Ball State University. He previously served on the faculty of the Air Force Institute of Technology’s Graduate School of Engineering and Management and at research centers at Marshall University and the University of Tennessee. Hicks’ research interest is in state and local public finance and the effect of public policy on the location, composition, and size of economic activity. He has authored three books and more than 50 scholarly papers and is best known for his work on tax incentives and the impact of Walmart. Hicks received research and teaching awards from Tennessee, Marshall, AFIT, and Ball State, and his work has been highlighted in such outlets as Rolling Stone, The Economist, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and Washington Post. He has appeared nationally on CSPAN, MSNBC, NPR’s “All Things Considered,” and Fox Business News, and his weekly column on economics and current events is syndicated in several outlets across the state.

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Thank you to our Graduates and Instructors for our Annual Commercial Lending School

Stay tune for information on our next Commercial Lending School in 2023!

Commercial Lending School Overview
Local instructors will educate underwriters, officers, and other bankers in topics, such as Cash Flow Analysis, SBA Lending, Sales Relationships, Client Profiling, Real Estate Lending, and more! Stay tune for more information regarding in our course presenters and summaries. 

This year's instructors included local bankers, attorneys, and compliance officers.  Thank you to our instructors for helping hsape the next generation of bankers!
Past Events

Rising Professionals' Round Table (Flyer)
On May 4th 2022, our Rising Professionals Affinity Group hosted a roundtable of credit professionals to share their individual career paths, experience in the banking industry, and current challenges in the industry.  Thank you to Amy Losh (Credit Department Manager at State Bank), Steve McGlothlin (Chief Credit Officer Corporate & CRE at Old National Bank), and Kevin Smith (Regional Credit Officer at First Merchants Bank). 

Moody's Macroeconomic Outlook
On April 26th 2022, Bernard Yaros of Moody's Analytics presented the U.S. Macroeconomic Outlook.  Bernard is an assistant director and economist responsible for maintaining the Moody's Analytics forecast models for federal government fiscal conditions as well as providing real-time economic analysis on fiscal policy developments. Thank you to Bernard for provided insights on interest rates, economic recovery, employment, and global forces impacting our current macroeconomy. 

Cash Flow Case Study
On April 12th 2022, our Academic Chair hosted a cash flow case study at Butler University with Steve McGlothlin providing instruction and guidance to the university students. Thank you to Steve for teaching future industry leaders!

CoStar Presents Economy & Real Estate Markets (Flyer)

On November 11th 2021, Central Indiana RMA hosted a virtual webinar about State of the National Economy with detailed trends in the real estate markets, both in Indianapolis and nationally.  Thank you to our speaker Liz Ptacek with CoStar for providing insights and expertise to our participants.