Welcome to the
East Tennessee 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

The East Tennessee Chapter, like all RMA chapters, is organized and run by volunteer members. 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 Announcements

Join us for the RMA’s Governance, Compliance, and Operational Resiliency (GCOR) XVIII Virtual Conference

Join us virtually on June 18-21, 2024

In today’s rapidly changing world, managing operational risk is a necessity not an option. As your professional association, RMA takes great pride in developing practical, thoughtful, and timely programs designed to enhance your skills and increase your value to your institution. GCOR is the only governance, compliance, and operational resiliency conference developed by the industry, for the industry.

For inquiries into our all-access institutional pricing, contact your Relationship Manager 


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Past Events

Event History 

Visit our chapter's Facebook page to view more photos from each of these events. 

Fall 2015: The East Tennessee Chapters Fireside Chat on the Banking Industry

(Pictured L-R: Speakers Mark Kearns, - FDIC Risk Management Supervisor, Nashville and Knoxville Field Officer, Wendell Walker - OCC Assistant Deputy Comptroller, and Greg Gonzales - Commissioners of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutionsand Moderator Larry White - Chapter Board Member, Educational Committee Chair and Chair of Banking and Director at ETSU)