Hello! The Central Indiana Chapter of the RMA serves Indianapolis, Bloomington, Lafayette, Muncie, Terre Haute, and their surrounding towns.

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 leaders shortly!


Interest Rate and Monetary Policy Panel
Tuesday, May 21st

SBA 504 & 7(a) Panel Discussion
Wednesday, May 22


Accounting Update Program
Wednesday, June 12th

Rising Professionals Happy Hour
Thursday, June 13th

Asset-Based Lending for Non-Asset-Based Lenders
Thursday, June 13th


Understanding and Interpreting Real Estate Appraisals
Wednesday, July 10th

49th Annual Commercial Lending School
Monday - Wednesday, July 15th - 17th

Rising Professionals Duck Pin Bowling
Thursday, July 25th


Commercial Real Estate Lending II
Tuesday, August 27th 

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Interest Rates and Monetary Policy

Tuesday, May 21st
4:30 PM - Networking
5:00 PM - Panel Discussion

First Merchants Bank
10333 N. Meridian Street, 3rd Floor Conference Room
Indianapolis, IN

The Federal Reserve sets monetary policy to influence the amount of money and credit in the U.S. economy. Our panelists will discuss how the Fed's policies have evolved since the Great Recession, how that has impacted their institution and how they serve their clients, the direction of interest rates, and how the financial services industry will adapt to changing trends and technology.

John Lundy, Senior Portfolio Manager, First Merchants Bank
Brian Schneider, Director of Investments, Federal Home Loan Bank of Indianapolis


Register By:
May 20th

Theresa Post

SBA 504 and 7(a) Programs

Wednesday, May 22nd
1:45 PM - Registration
2:00 PM - Panel Discussion

PNC Center, 3rd Floor, Training Room B (East Tower)
101 W. Washington Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

This Panel will cover the different SBA programs from the perspectives of the individual team members needed to get an SBA deal completed for a bank client. They will each share their expertise regarding SBA 7(a) Guaranty and SBA 504 programs as well as other more specific programs offered by the SBA. Be sure to have a couple of questions in mind for our Panel as there will be time allowed for discussion after presentations are offered by each Panel Member.

Ms. Kiamesha-Sylvia Colom; Partner – Taft Stettinius & Hollister, LLP
Ms. Luann Lieurance; Lender Relations Specialist SBA, Indiana District
Mr. Jarit (J.T.) Loughmiller; Director (Partner) – Blue & Co., LLC
Mr. Scott Burns, Senior Vice President-Underwriting Manager, PNC Bank, NA


Register By:

May 21st

Tyler Tedford


Lending School


Regions TowerJuly 15 - 17, 2019
Regions Tower, 5th Floor, Conference Room C
211 N. Pennsylvania Street
Indianapolis, IN 46204

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! View our flyer for course presenters and summaries. 

Who Should Attend?
- Credit Underwriters with 6 months to 2 years of experience
- Junior Lending Officers
- Individuals with a need and desire to learn aspects of commercial lending and analysis, only gained through years of on the job training.
- Portfolio Managers, Relationship Officers, and Lenders moving from one business segment to another.

Daily Schedule
7:30 a.m. Registration / Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Classes
12:00 p.m. Lunch
2:00 p.m. Classes
5:00 p.m. Adjourn

Deadline is June 21, 2019
The school is limited to 35 participants; register as soon as possible to ensure a seat.

The fee for the 2019 RMA Commercial Lending School includes 3 days of educational activities, course materials including a binder with each presentation, and a continental breakfast and lunch served daily.

Register on or before May 31, 2019     -     $595
Register after May 31, 2019                 -     $695
Ask Rhonda how you can take advantage of our Buy 5 Get 1 Free Promotion.


Rhonda Graham

All registrations and payments may be made online through Constant Contact.