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.

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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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.



For Students in an undergraduate program who are interested in working in the banking industry after graduation.

Applications are now open.

The Risk Management Association Foundation offers scholarships to students in an undergraduate program who are interested in working in the financial industry after graduation. The RMA Foundation has awarded over $200,000 annually in scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $5,000. Winners may reapply for continuation of their scholarships for up to two additional years, provided each student fulfills the renewal requirements and maintains their student membership with RMA.  To apply and get more information please click on the following link:



The South Florida Chapter of RMA Proudly Presents:

     2024 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, CEO Seacoast Bank

Bill Penney, President & CEO, Marine Bank & Trust

Gil Pomar, State President (East Florida), SouthState Bank

Jeff Watts, Chief Banking Officer (Florida East), Valley Bank


When: Tuesday, May 7, 2024

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.