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ALCO Strategies for 2021 and Beyond

Sponsored by: VBC

Wednesday, March 10, 2021


12:00 PM ET


1:00 PM ET

Program Description

- One Model To Rule Them All – Strategic and Cost Advantages to Combining ALM and CECL
- Capital Stress at Large Banks = Huge Opportunity for Community Banks
- Econ 101 – What Just Happened? Yield Curve Outlook
- CRE – Look out below


    - Introduction- Shannon Croll, FMS President/Franklin Bank SVP/CFO
    - ALCO Strategies for 2021 and Beyond, presenters Tom Esposito, Director and Tom Mennie, Managing Director, VBC
    - Conclusion-Shannon Croll, FMS President/ Franklin Bank SVP/CFO


Tom Esposito

Director, VBC

Tom Esposito is a Director of Model Validation at VBC. Tom is responsible for performing validations for credit, interest rate and liquidity risk models, as well as new financial model development. He has authored several articles on risk management topics of interest. Prior to joining VBC, Tom spent several years at global banks, leading teams that implemented capital/liquidity metrics at JP Morgan Chase; created all-new loss forecast / LLR models at both Citi and TD; and developed customized ALM/ALCO metrics and FTP modeling at ING Direct. Tom Received his M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Delaware - Lerner College of Business & Economics.


Tom Mennie

Managing Director, VBC

Tom Mennie is a Managing Director, Balance Sheet Strategies of Velligan-Blaxall Consultants, LLC. Tom’s responsibilities include serving the firm’s ALM and CECL modeling clients via board/ALCO presentations and training, and strategy development. Tom also contributes to business development and marketing initiatives. Prior to joining VBC, Tom held positions including CFO, Treasurer and Controller at various community banks where he developed his expertise in accounting, finance, treasury, capital planning, risk management and operations. Tom was also a past president of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Financial Manager’s Society. Tom holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Temple University.


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  • CPE credit for registrant

  • Permission to reproduce the handouts and other written material for additional attendees at your location

Only registered attendees of the live session can obtain CPE credit

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60 Minutes

Specialized Knowledge - Technical


Group Internet Based


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