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2024 All-Day Seminar

Friday, April 19, 2024


8:00 AM ET


4:00 PM ET

Program Description

This seminar is designed for CFOs, Controllers, accounting managers, investment officers, treasurers, internal auditors, and similar positions from community banks, thrifts, and credit unions. All topics will be presented by industry experts. The following topics will be presented:

- How and Why Banks Hedge
- Wholesale Funding Update and Strategies
- Monitoring Third Party and Cyber Risk
- CECL Update
- Security and Compliance Risks and Utilizing AI
- Tax Update


Registration & Breakfast | 8:00am - 8:30am ET
Programming | 8:30am - 3:30pm ET
Lunch | 11:45am - 12:15pm ET


Dave Mahoney

Director, Security, Privacy & Risk Consulting | RSM US LLP

Dave Mahoney is a dedicated Director of Security, Privacy, and Risk Consulting at RSM US LLP, with 20+ years of expertise. His passion lies in fortifying security programs within complex environments, propelling organizations to fulfill their brand promises. Dave thrives on discovering strategic opportunities in transformative security and technology, benefiting clients and inspiring innovation. Dave has a rich background, with qualifications in risk management, cloud adoption, enterprise cybersecurity strategy, privacy and compliance, managed security services, and vulnerability assessments. His experience covers various industries and sectors, making him a flexible resource for clients who need customized solutions.

Amy Feldman

Director, Risk Consulting | RSM US LLP

Amy is a contributor to RSM’s independent security controls practice, overseeing third-party risk management services. With over 10 years of experience consulting in security, privacy and risk management services across a variety of industries, Amy focuses on helping her clients build, implement, and assess or audit their third-party risk management programs aligning to industry best practices as defined by the Shared Assessment Programs, Third Party Risk Association, and a variety of governance frameworks and compliance requirements.

Matt MacDonald

Senior Manager | Wolf & Company, P.C.

Matt is a Senior Manager in Wolf’s Information Technology (IT) Assurance Services group where he is responsible for managing IT audit services for a large variety of Wolf’s clients. Matt has worked extensively in the financial, healthcare, education, and software sectors. Matt has over nine years of consulting experience. Matt has managed various projects involving business continuity and disaster recovery, vendor management, cybersecurity, vulnerability management, network/application-level security, and Service Organization Control (SOC) reports. Matt has significant experience with evaluating institutions utilizing FFIEC, NIST, Critical Security Controls (CSC) and HIPAA Security Rule frameworks.

Allison C. Giancola

Manager | Wolf & Company, P.C.

Allison Giancola is a Manager for Wolf’s Compliance group. She has more than 10 years of experience performing regulatory compliance services in the financial industry, as well as expertise in mortgage lending compliance, fair lending, and compliance management systems. Allison specializes in loan servicing, loss mitigation and collections audits, and compliance monitoring reviews including large servicers, CFPB supervised servicing requirements, and NYDFS 419. Prior experience as a compliance officer provides Allison with a strong understanding of institutional systems and operations. Allison works with clients to develop targeted reviews and gap analysis to identify and correct areas of weakness or regulatory criticism.

Sean Tobin

Director | Janney Montgomery Scott LLC

Mr. Tobin joined Janney in June 2019 as part of Janney’s acquisition of FIG Partners. Mr. Tobin originally joined FIG Partners in June 2016. Mr. Tobin started his career as an equity research associate and was eventually promoted to a covering analyst where he was responsible for covering 10 community bank stocks across the county. In 2020, he switched over to the sales and trading side of the business where he helps lead Janney’s funding efforts. He has issued for 75+ unique banks in his career, and vast expertise in all forms of “Wholesale” bank funding.

Rick Huff, CPA

Principal, Financial Services | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

With more than 35 years of audit and accounting experience in the financial services industry, Rick manages the audit engagements of many financial institution clients. Rick joined CLA in 2016 having spent more than 20 years of public accounting experience with another large national firm. Rick's technical experience stems from external audit services to an array of financial services companies, board education on various topics such as the allowance for loan losses, assisting clients with technical accounting issues, and overseeing various consulting services such as loan review, internal audit co-sourcing, information technology and mortgage quality control

Brittany Stern Strate

Principal | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Brittany has more than 13 years of experience and specializes in providing audit and accounting services to financial institutions. In addition to planning, managing, and performing financial statement audits for institutions ranging in total assets from $10 million to $50 billion, she has performed engagements designed to test the adequacy of loan documentation and reserves, adherence to internal control policies, outsourced internal audit, and consulting engagements for various compliance requirements.

Pam Hemstreet, CPA, CGMA

Signing Director | CliftonLarsonAllen LLP

Pam has 25 years of financial institutions experience. She has more than 15 years of public accounting experience providing financial statement opinion audits, outsourced internal audit services, consulting, and other specialized accounting services to financial institutions ranging from $10 million to more than $15 billion in assets. Pam also spent 10 years as a controller for credit unions as large as $3 billion in assets.

Chris Lau

Associate, Financial Institutions | Chatham Financial

Chris Lau is on Chatham’s Financial Institutions team and serves on the Balance Sheet Risk Management practice assisting clients with structuring and executing strategies that manage their interest rate risk profile. Prior to his current role, Chris worked on the team's trading desk. Chris graduated from Pennsylvania State University with his bachelor's degree in finance and a minor in statistics.

Charles E. Marston, CPA, MST

President | S.R. Snodgrass, P.C.

Chuck is the firm’s President and a Principal with the Tax Group with more than 25 years of experience in corporate return preparation and overall tax planning, including more than 20 years of experience working primarily with financial institutions and their tax needs. Chuck is particularly proficient in compliance issues and interpreting the varying complexities in IRS, state, and local taxing entities as they relate to the banking industry. His tax expertise and experience in the banking industry allow him to work with our tax clients to help them meet their tax compliance needs, understand the impact of their tax situation on overall business performance, develop appropriate tax strategies that are compatible with the specific goals of each institution, and stay aware of the current tax environment as it relates to the banking industry. Chuck has also worked with a wide range of business types, including closely held private and S corporations, limited liability corporations, and partnerships.


Sheraton Valley Forge Hotel

480 N. Gulph Road


King of Prussia


Event Sponsors

Chatham Financial

Janney Montgomery Scott, LLC

S.R. Snodgrass, P.C.

CliftonLarsonAllen LLP


Wolf & Company, P.C.

Credit Hours

Earn up to 6 Hour of CPE Credit.

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6 Hours

Accounting, Finance, Specialized Knowledge & Taxes


Group Live


For more information regarding administrative policies such as concerns or refunds, call 312-578-1300. FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 Web:

Refunds and Cancellations

A refund will be provided for cancellations received by FMS in writing prior to one (1) week before the program start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. A substitution from your institution is welcome at any time. FMS reserves the right to change instructors or reschedule/cancel sessions when necessary. FMS is not responsible for airfare penalties incurred due to the cancellation of the program. For more information regarding refunds, concerns and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our office at (312) 578-1300.


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