Past Chapter Events

"Secrets of Business Valuation" - Davis Business Appraisers
(1.2 CEUs)

Event Details:
A virtual event that highlighted key factors that influence risks associated with Business Valuations. 
Event Slide Deck

Presenter Details:
Roland Davis, BCA, CMEA, SBA, M&AMI

"Economic Outlook" - Dr. Walden's Economic Review & Forecast
(1.2 CEUs)

Event Details:
The Young Professionals of the RMA Triangle Chapter invites you to join us by Zoom for an economic perspective with Dr. Michael Walden. Dr. Walden will provide his thoughts on the economic outtakes of this past year and the outlook for coming year and beyond in North Carolina and global economies.

Presenter Details:
Dr. Walden Bio

"Current Trends in the Local Commercial Real Estate Market"
(1.8 CEUs)

Event Details:
Jim Anthony led a discussion on current trends in the Triangle's commercial real estate market to an audience of roughly 50 banking and investment professionals. The luncheon event was hosted at the  NC State University Club on October 20th. 

Presentation Details:
Jim Anthony Presentation Slides

"Trends, Challenges & Opportunities for the Triangle's Residential Real Estate Market (Webinar)"
1.2 CEUs


Virtual/Webinar  |  November 18, 8:30 am - 9:30 am (ET)


The discussion was led by Stacey Anfindsen, a Raleigh real estate appraiser, Ed Batchelor, president of TradeMark Residential and Amanda Hoyle, Raleigh regional director for Zonda. 




"CRE Trends in the Triangle Market (Webinar)"
1.2 CEU



Virtual/Webinar  |  October 7, 9:00 am - 10:00 am (ET)

The discussion was led by Jim Anthony, CEO of Anthony Property Group. Mr. Anthony is a seasoned veteran with nearly 40 years of commercial real estate experience to draw from. Mr. Anthony is a frequent speaker on real estate related topics and always provides entertaining and insightful information.


Bio of Panelist James Anthony, Jr

Company Webpage




"Mitigating Problem Loan Risk in the COVID-19 Era"

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Virtual/Webinar  |  July 22, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm (ET)


This virtual presentation provided strategies and information aimed at reducing lenders’ risks of a bad loan and providing tips for recognizing “red flags” of potential problems, mitigating risks when the loan goes into the ditch and achieving a successful workout or collection. 


Williams Mullen: 

Click here for Summary and Bio 

Presenters: Uel Whitsett.          
Mike Mueller. 


Link to slides and presentation

Topics Include:

  • necessary diligence and advice on initial steps and communication with obligors
  • steps to decide whether to upgrade the credit or getting it out of the bank
  • pre-negotiation letter agreements
  • forbearance agreements
  • pros and cons of forbearance versus workout
  • bankruptcy awareness issues, including the potential impact of the CARES Act and the new Small Business Reorganization Act

“Minimizing Risk of COVID-19 Transmission:
Safeguarding Banking Operations and Managing Distressed Assets” 

Virtual/Webinar  |  June 4, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm (ET)


Presentation reviews how to develop prudent policies to protect front-line bank employees and their customers as well as how to minimize transmission of COVID for commercial properties most likely to become special assets including restaurants, hotels, rehab facilities and non-owner occupied commercial properties. 


 Occupational Health, Safety and Environmental Solutions. 
Greg Lathan, MSPH: President of the EI Group, Inc. for over 30 years.
Phillip Fincher, CIH, CSP: Senior Vice President of Operations for the EI Group, Inc.

Click HERE for presentation slides and HERE for the event brochure and presenter bios!

“Ask your Regulator” – Regulatory Panel (1.8 CEU)
Regulator Panel
Williams Mullen |  301 Fayetteville Street, Ste 1700  |  Raleigh, NC 27601  |  Jan 23, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm (ET)


Representatives from the OCC, FDIC, FRB-Richmond, and NC Commissioner of Banks addressed issues of concern going into 2020 in addition to addressing questions related to both safety & soundness and consumer related topics. Session was moderated by Bernie Mason, RMA Regulatory Liaison. Following the discussion, Williams Mullen hosted a great networking event! 


Federal Reserve – Richmond:
 Paul Frey – Senior Manager/Safety & Soundness; Stephanie Lewis – Managing Examiner/Consumer Affairs
Hannah Pope Dunn – National Bank Examiner
Margaret M. Myers – Raleigh Territory Supervisor; Ron Hanson – Supervisory Examiner
Gene St. Andrews – Team Supervisor/Safety & Soundness


“Economic Outlook” – Dr. Walden's Economic Review & Forecast  (1.2 CEU)

TowneBank |  3535 Glenwood Ave  |  Raleigh, NC 27512  |  Dec 4, 9:00 AM - 10:00 pm (ET)


Dr. Michael L. Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at North Carolina State University, and a member of the Graduate Economics faculty with The Poole College of Management.

The presentation focused on the economic outlook for FYE 2019 and beyond. 


“Brownfields Basics” – An Environmental Panel Discussion  (1.8 CEU)

TowneBank |  3535 Glenwood Ave  |  Raleigh, NC 27512  |  Nov 4, 11:30 AM - 1:30 pm (ET)


ERI hosted a panel discussion and teamed with Wither & Ravenel and the NC Division of Environmental Quality to provide a panel discussion on Brownfields. 


State and federal Brownfields programs provide various tools and incentives to assist with property redevelopment and make these otherwise unsuitable properties useful.   

Boo & Brew - The Scariest Loan Ever Made
Lynwood Brewing Concern | 1053 E Whitaker Mill Rd | Raleigh, NC 27604 | October 29 5:30 - 7:00pm (ET)

The scariest loans ever made - some fun discussion and horror stories of lending held at Lynnwood Brewing Concern in the "Barrel Room".


TowneBank -
Jim Hoose
Williams Mullen - 
Ronald Rogers
Hendren, Redwine & Malone
- Jason Hendren

The three panelists told their horror stories over beverages and snacks. Stories included a variety of characters and scenarios.

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TowneBank |  3535 Glenwood Ave  |  Raleigh, NC 27512  |  Sep 10, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (ET)


Uel Whitsett will lead a discussion about the timing and implications of LIBOR phase-out and some suggestion on how to prepare for it. 


The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) of the United Kingdom plans to phase out the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) by the end of 2021. Uel Whitsett will lead a discussion about the timing and implications of LIBOR phase-out and some suggestion on how to prepare for it. 

LIBOR Phase-out Timing and Implications Slide Deck


Managing Environmental Risk During the Commercial Lending Process  (1.0 CEU)

TowneBank |  3535 Glenwood Ave  |  Raleigh, NC 27512  |  Aug 20, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM (ET)


Karen Nelson, PG Bill McGuinness, PG Greg Lathan - Environmental Risk Innovations - A sound Environmental Risk Management Program, which includes well written environmental policy and procedures, can protect lenders from losses and liability associated with environmental issues on a collateral property.


A Lender’s Environmental Risk Management Program should have procedures that outline the environmental due diligence required for new commercial loans, criteria for loan renewals, and required procedures for due diligence prior to foreclosures.

Managing Environmental Risk (Event Flyer)
Managing Environmental Risk Slide Deck


Collateral Valuations in NC
Triangle Appraisal School
TowneBank |  3535 Glenwood Ave  |  Raleigh, NC 27512  |  May 22, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM (ET)


Baldy Williams, President of Triangle Appraisal School and AQB Certified USPAP Instructor will provide a current update regarding collateral valuation types and uses in North Carolina.


Overview of primary collateral valuations. Explore the impact of "Market Value" in NC. Automated Valuation Models. Evaluations. Appraisals. Q&A

Collateral Valuations in NC (PDF)
Collateral Valuations in NC Slide Deck

Risk Management Association Carolinas-Virginias Annual Conference

2019 RMA-CAVA Spring Conference
Thursday, May 2 - Friday, May 3, 2019
Grandover Resort & Conference Center
Greensboro, North Carolina

Check the CAVA Regional Chapter for updated info.