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 2,500 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by 18,000 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.

Board Meeting

August 10, 2018
Little Rock, Arkansas

pres.jpgDavid Cortez is presented a plaque for his service as MidSouth President for 

Thank you to Gary Edwards / BKD LLP, a board member with Central Arkansas, who served as Site Host.

Mid-South Chapter Board relaxing during dinner in Downtown Little Rock, Arkansas

RMA Foundation Scholarship Recipient

The MidSouth Chapter of RMA congratulates Alex Nichols on being awarded an RMA Foundation Scholarship.  Alex works with Crittenden Bank a Branch of Helena National Bank.  He is expecting to graduate from the University of Arkansas this December.

2018 Scholarship Award Winner - Alex Nichols

About the Chapter

Past President Brandon Bryant at Chapter Leaders Conference in Philadelphia, PA

The Mid-South 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.


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Central Arkansas RMA

Banking and Politics - April 26, 2018

140 attended a Panel Discussion Luncheon which focused on how Banking and Politics are closely related.

CEO Summit - May 15, 2015

200 attended this Signature Event held at the William J Clinton Presidential Library in Little Rock, Arkansas.


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Regional Events

September 2015
Frank Keating / ABA President and CEO
Little Rock, AR

Acadiana Area RMA

Oil and Gas Luncheon - May 19, 2015

175 attended this Acadiana Area Chapter Signature Event

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