TBA, Chicago, IL, United States of America

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Event Date Mon Sep 20 CDT - Wed Sep 22 CDT (about 1 month ago)
In your timezone (EDT): Mon Sep 20 9:00am - Wed Sep 22 6:00pm
Location TBA
Chicago, IL, United States of America
Region Americas

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This GFMI conference will provide banks and credit unions with practical solutions and strategies to overcome key challenges surrounding CECL compliance. Attendees will hear the latest updates and feedback from the regulators to help them drive their implementation efforts. Delegates will have a chance to benchmark their efforts around credit card modeling, and will walk away with best methods to gather and analyze the granular data required for CECL submissions. Participants will hear from a variety of small and large firms so they can compare their strategies on use of technology, leveraging existing resources, and auditing of CECL with their peers.

Key topics:
• Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association, BCB Community Bank and Mid-Illini Credit Union: Take on overcoming obstacles on the road to compliance
• Regions Bank: Provide solutions for modelingof credit card portfolios
• GE Capital: Select the best models for CECL
• BPI and Bank of America: Review the effectof CECL on procyclicality
• Northern Trust: Combine resources for CECL and CCAR compliance


2021 Speakers


Chris Ackerlund
Senior Vice President, Accounting Policy and Reporting, Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Anish Saran
Senior Vice President and Head of Model Risk Management, Wintrust Financial Corporation

Jorge Sobehart
Managing Director, Citi

Stephane Karm
Executive Director, Quantitative Methodologies, GE Capital

Bhavik Soni
Senior Vice President, Head of Enterprise Risk Management and Model Risk Management, City National Bank

James Oche
Senior Vice President and Director, Model Risk Audit, PNC

Roland Newkirk
Senior Vice President, Chief Lending Officer, Wallkill Valley Federal Savings and Loan Association

James Raborn
Senior Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer, BCB Community Bank

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors and Partners


• Fintech Finance
• Global Risk Community
• CIFA - Convention of Independent Financial Advisors
• Savvy Investor
• bobsguide