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 leaders shortly!

RMA Announcements

Join us for our Upcoming In-Person Conferences

Global Consumer & Small Business Conference
May 9 - 11, 2022

Please visit the event website to learn more or to register

Commercial Lending and Credit Risk Conference
May 9 - 11, 2022

Please visit the event website to learn more or to register


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Upcoming Events

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Regions TowerThe Annual Commercial Lending School is set for July 18-20th .
Regions Tower
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! Stay tune for more information regarding in our course presenters and summaries. 

Who Should Attend?
 - Credit Underwriters with experience ranging from 6 months to 3 years.
 - Junior Lending Officers
 - Individuals with a need and desire to learn aspects of commercial lending and analysis that are only gained through years of on the job training.
 - Portfolio Managers, Relationship Officers, or Lenders moving across business segments.


Keith Bartusek

*Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the event may be canceled or rescheduled.


Central Indiana RMA earns Platinum Award for Two Years Runnin
The primary purpose of an RMA Chapter is to provide an organized community that fosters professional growth, educational opportunities, and peer networking, and to facilitate communication and coordination of that purpose with the larger world-wide community of RMA members. For the fiscal-year 2018-2019 and 2019-2020, the Central Indiana Chapter earned the highest achievement of Platinum Award. This Award is earned by those chapters that meet all their responsibilities, offer several programs and educational courses, and achieve membership growth. 

CPG_-_Central_Indiana___Tony_Ketner_1.jpg(Pictured above is Central Indiana RMA President, Tony Ketner, accepting the Platinum Award for 2018-2019. Also pictured is Nancy Foster, CEO of RMA and Michael Ankrom, Chair of RMA.)
Past Events
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Forgiveness Panel Discussion (Flyer)

On December 14th 2020, the Central Indiana RMA hosted a virtural webinar about the Paycheck Protection Forgiveness.  Thank you to our presenters, Erica Decker of Star Financial Bank, Robert Greising of Krieg DeVault, JT Loughmiller of Blue & Co., LLC, and Mike Toussant of Stock Yards Bank & Trust.  They discussed their client's most asked questions surrounding PPP and the forgiveness process. 

Rising Professionals - Start Saving for Your Future (Flyer)
On October 7th 2020, the Rising Professionals of Central Indiana RMA hosted a virtual webinar about retirement accounts and saving for your future. Thank you to retirement plan advisor, Kris Feldmeyer at First Merchants Bank, for teaching us all about 401(k)s, IRAs, and other retirement solutions.

Rising Professionals - Coffee and Conversation (Flyer)
Thank you to those who joined us on July 31st. We hope you enjoyed your time getting to know our board members and how RMA serves the Central Indiana community.

Programs - Employee Stock Ownership Plans (Flyer)
On Wednesday, June 17th, the Central Indiana Chapter of RMA hosted its first webinar program on Employee Stock Ownership Plans. We discussed uses and considerations for establishing an ESOP, the ESOP transaction and how it operates, amongst other topics. Thank you to Steve Goodman, Michael Miller, Brad Minor, and Tyler Tedford for offering valuable insights to our members. This webinar was certified for 1.8 hours of CRC continuing education credit.