RMA Texas Spring Conference 2024


Texas Chapter Spring Conference


Please join us for the RMA Texas Chapter  Spring Conference at the Hotel ZaZa in Houston, Texas.   The conference will be held on April 25-26,2023.

Hotel room discounts are available under our room block by clicking here

Hotel Zaza- Museum District

5701 Main Street

Houston TX 77005

There are 4 registration options- Member, Non-Member, YP, and Board/CRC Member- please click HERE to register. 

Please message rmatexasmanager@gmail.com if you have any dietary restrictions! 

Conference Agenda
(Subject to change)

Thursday April 25, 2024
7:30am - 8:00am Breakfast and Innovation Sessions
Innovation Session #1 - Emily Oberto, Qualtik
Innovation Session #2 - Chris Henkel, Finance Risk United
8:00am - 8:15am Welcome Remarks
8:15am - 8:45am RMA Update
Debbie Bianucci, CEO
8:45am - 9:00am Break
9:00am - 10:00am General Session - Cyber Security
Ben Hyman, Federal Bureau of Investigation
10:00am - 11:00am General Session - Economic Update
Ted Jones
11:00am-11:20am Break
11:20am - 12:15pm General Session - Real Estate Panel
Darrell Betts, Avison Young;
Lucian Bukowski, CBRE
12:15pm - 1:30pm Lunch - Jill Cetina, Moody's Investors Service
1:30pm - 2:20pm Breakout Sessions:
Energy Panel -
Bryan Chapman, First Horizon;
Wayne Cutrer, Downhole Chemical Solutions
Rob Sabo, PCBB
ERM: Compliance and Use of Fintech -
Ron DiGiacomo
2:30pm - 3:20pm Breakout Sessions:
YP: Careers -
Rochelle Parks
Accounting Update -
Brian Starr, Whitley Penn
3:20pm - 4:00pm Sponsor Break
4:00pm - 4:50pm Breakout Sessions:
Diversity, Equity, Inclusion -
Karen White, Frost Bank
YP/ERM: Three lines of Defense -
Ron DiGiacomo
4:50pm Closing Remarks
5:00pm Reception
Friday April 26, 2024
7:30am - 8:20am Plated Breakfast & Announcements
8:20am -8:30am Break
8:30am - 9:30am General Session - Executive Panel
Meredith Beaupre, JPMorgan Chase;
Scott Almy, Cornerstone Capital Bank;
Laif Afseth, Zions/Amegy
9:30am - 10:30am General Session - ALCO / CFO Panel
David Stewart, Kleberg Bank;
Paul Egge, Stellar Bank
10:30am - 11:00am Sponsor Break
11:00pm - 12:00pm General Session - Regulator Panel
Jared Whiteson, Texas Department of Banking;
David Elsenbrock, OCC;
Shannan Todd, FDIC
12:00pm Closing Remarks

2024 Spring Conference Sponsors

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