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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 approximately 1,900 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by 18,500 risk management professionals who are chapter members in financial centers throughout North America, Europe, 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 Maine Chapter, like all RMA chapters, is organized and run by volunteer members. We strongly encourage current and 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.

Chapter News

New Board Members for the 2021-22 Year

The RMA Maine Chapter held a virtual Annual Meeting on Friday, June 18.  The next president and three new board members were voted in:

Josh Steirman (Gorham Savings Bank) - President
Mandy Elliston (Patners Bank) - New Board Member
Will Hygh (Kennebunk Savings) - New Board Member
James Perkolidis (Bath Savings Institution) - New Board Member

Congratulations to Josh, Mandy, Will, and James!

Chapter Events

None at this time.

Chapter Courses

None at this time.

Young Professionals Group

Annual Golf Scramble

When: Tuesday, August 10
Where: The Meadows Golf Course, Litchfield
Registration Deadline: August 3

For more information, please see the flyer

RMA Announcements

RMA Community Bank Survey 2021



The unique events of the past year presented community banks with unprecedented challenges, yet many lenders demonstrated significant resilience and nimbleness for their borrowers amid the public health crisis.

From new industry standards to technological advancement, this velocity of change has served as a wake-up call for many community bank leaders looking to the future. The 2021 RMA Community Bank Survey offers a glimpse into what community banking leaders have on their minds and their sincere answers to what is next for community banks.

Our findings show that senior executives are focused on accelerated digital transformation across the industry, with cybersecurity and IT risks top risk management issues this year.

Click
here to access.