Welcome to the
South Florida 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 South Florida 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.

Also visit the Florida Regional Chapter website.



Over the years, RMA South Florida has offered scholarships totaling close to $10,000 for qualified high school seniors & college students, who were residents of Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, St. Lucie & Indian River County, who intended to or were studying Finance Accounting, Economics or a related Business field.

Please stay tuned for further updates on the Chapter's Scholarship Offerings


RMA Announcements


Join Us for RMA’s Governance, Compliance, and Operational Resiliency (GCOR) XVII Virtual Conference

In today’s complex environment, business operating models are under increasing pressure as institutions seek to launch new products, leverage technology, reduce staffing, outsource critical activities, reengineer business processes, partner with firms unfamiliar with the bank regulatory environment, and accelerate their ESG strategies.  Developed by RMA’s Operational Risk and ERM Councils, GCOR XVII – RMA’s 17th annual Governance, Compliance and Operational Resiliency conference – being held as a virtual conference June 5-8 – will provide you with the insights and tools from leading practitioners to meet your institution’s evolving risk management needs.

Register today to secure your spot at the only conference by the industry for the industry, early bird registration ends May 3rd.


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The South Florida Chapter of RMA Proudly Presents:

2023 Executive Officer Panel

Moderated by: Trey Fogg, SVP, Middle Market Team Lead (Palm Beach), Fifth Third Bank

The following senior leaders of small, mid-size and large banks within the South Florida market area will share their insights in the current banking environment:

  • Chuck Shaffer, President & CEO, Seacoast National Bank
  • Jeff Klink, EVP & Chief Banking Officer (FL & AL), Valley Bank
  • Keith Costello, President & CEO, Locality Bank
  • Susan Rabinowitz, Treasure Coast President, Bank of America

Panelist Bios

When: Wednesday, May 10, 2023

Time:   Registration begins at 11:30 a.m. 

Lunch served promptly at Noon with the panel discussion beginning shortly thereafter

Where: Embassy Suites

              1601 Belvedere Road

               West Palm Beach, FL 33406

CRC-CEU’s: 1.8 Hours

Register & Pay Online
PayPal-Member Rate-$60
Square-Member Rate-$60

PayPal-Non-Member Rate-$70
Square-Non-Member Rate-$70

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Please contact Reese Sastro at rsastro@amerantbank.com or 561-301-9394 with any questions.