Membership Types

RMA Membership: An Invaluable Resource for Today's Financial Services Professional

Being a member of RMA is being a part of a community of like-minded professionals. It's having a network to turn to through every stage of your career when you have a question or need advice, and knowing you have access to different perspectives right at your fingertips. Simply put, it makes professionals better at their jobs.

Which membership type is right for you?


If your financial institution would like to join RMA, apply for our institutional membership…

Institutional membership with RMA offers a wealth of knowledge and the latest thinking on today's important issues to fuel new ideas. In addition, RMA acts as the conduit between our member institutions and the regulators to provide the latest updates, meeting often with regulators to discuss issues of mutual concern.

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If you're employed by an institution that is an RMA institutional member, apply for our associate membership…

An associate membership provides countless opportunities and exposure to the industry's key decision makers and managers. RMA's local and national events keep you up to date on industry trends and issues while allowing you to meet new people and swap successes with peers.

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If you're employed by an organization not eligible to be an institutional member, but provide services to financial institutions as an accountant, lawyer, etc., apply for our professional membership…

Becoming a professional member can help you better understand the industry and stay current on the issues important to your clients by attending RMA events and local chapter meetings. RMA offers continuing education through its many resources and training courses, many approved for NASBA CPE credit.

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If you're employed by a college or university, and involved in instructing and advising on the mitigation of credit, operational, and market risk for your institution's curriculum, i.e. professors, deans, teaching assistants, apply for our professional membership for academics…

By sharing best practices through chapter meetings, conferences, and seminars, RMA provides unique opportunities for you to hear from the industry's best risk managers. Our publications and resources keep academic professionals like you up to date on important issues.

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If you're a full-time student enrolled full-time in a risk management-associated major (banking, business, management, administration, finance, or accounting), apply for our student membership…

Student membership provides the resources you need to differentiate yourself, and position yourself, as a strong candidate to potential employers in the financial services industry. Becoming a student member is an excellent way to learn more about the industry and the people who work in it, not to mention it makes a smart addition to your resume.

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