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.

About the Chapter

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The West Michigan Chapter of Risk Management Association is a member driven organization dedicated to promoting and implementing professional development and relationship building opportunities for the financial and Risk Management industries. 

The West Michigan 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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RMA West Michigan Chapter

Chapter Events
Visit the Events page for more details and registration


Growing Pains-how can recreational cannabis work for you?

 Monday, April 29, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EDT

  • Registration now open
  • Register by April 29, 2019
Join in this webinar presentation to hear our panel discuss the following:
  • Considerations in the banking community.
  • Where does the law stand today?
  • What lessons can be learned from Medical Cannabis Licensing and Decriminalization?

Women in Business Luncheon

"Building Your Competitive Edge in the Workplace"

and "Change - How and Why to Embrace It"

  • May 16, 2019, 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
  • Frederick Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids
  • Registration to open April 19
  • Register by May 14, 2019

Come learn about key concepts and steps to help build a great workplace where everyone 

  • Is passionate about coming to work
  • Feels valued as an employee
  • Knows they are making a difference for their customers
  • Can be innovative and effectively problem solve when change is needed

 Crypto Currency 101

This event will feature Dennis Schichtel from Fifth Third Bank, presenting on Crypto Currency 101

  • May 23, 2019, 2:00 pm - save the date
  • Long Road Distillery
  • Register by May 21, 2019​


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