Welcome to the RMA Chicago Chapter

The RMA Chicago Chapter is organized and run by volunteer members.  The Chapter provides opportunities in their local communities for education, training, and networking throughout all stages of their financial services career. 

The Risk Management Association (RMA) is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association serving the financial services industry. Its sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management principles in the financial services industry. RMA promotes an enterprise approach to risk management that focuses on credit risk, market risk, operational risk, securities lending, and regulatory issuesTo find out more about our parent organization, visit www.rmahq.org .

RMA welcomes all personnel involved in lending and risk management in member organizations to become RMA Associates.  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.

RMA Chicago Chapter Linked-In

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Credit Risk Certification

Validate your skills with the only recognized professional designtion 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.
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2019 Upcoming Local Events

2019 ABC Mixer

May 15, 2019 - Chicago

The RMA Chicago Chapter invites you to join us at our annual ABC Mixer (Attorneys, Bankers, Consultants & CPAs)!  Get ready for an enjoyable evening of heavy appetizers, drinks and stimulating conversation at Madison Tavern!
MADISON TAVERN is a hip, urban gathering place located in the heart of downtown Chicago.  

For more information and to register
click here.

LIBOR Replacement Panel
May 21, 2019 - Chicago
In a recent Forbes article, Bloomberg estimates “about $350 trillion of derivatives, loans, mortgages, commercial paper, and other debt is tied to Libor.”

Our panel of experts will discuss issues every firm should consider about LIBOR replacement.

For more information and to register click here.

Student Resource Center

Position Yourself Toward a Promising Future in the Banking Industry


RMA’s Student Resource Center provides the tools you need to differentiate yourself––and position yourself––as a strong candidate to potential employers in the banking industry.

With your free student membership, you can achieve the following through the Resource Center:

More information on Student Resources