Comptroller of the Currency Otting to Headline RMA’s Annual Risk Management Conference

Philadelphia, PA (September 18, 2018) –

Comptroller of the Currency Joseph M. Otting will be a keynote speaker at the RMA Annual Risk Management Conference, November 4-6 in National Harbor, Md.(just outside of Washington, D.C.)

Prior to becoming Comptroller, Otting served as President of CIT Bank and Co-President of the CIT Group.

He was previously President, Chief Executive Officer, and a member of the Board of Directors of OneWest Bank, N.A. Prior to joining OneWest Bank, he served as Vice Chairman of U.S. Bancorp, where he managed the Commercial Banking Group and served on the Bancorp’s executive management committee.

Attendees will participate in breakout sessions on topics to include preparing for the downturn, bank risk culture, third-party risk management, and blockchain, as well as Chief Risk Officer and Chief Credit Officer panel discussions. The OCC, FDIC, and the Federal Reserve will also be hosting separate breakout sessions with their respective banks to share risk perspectives and to hear from their bankers.

Optional pre-and post-conference events include a Community Bank Vendor Management Forum, Credit Risk Policy Round Table, Enterprise Risk Management Round Table, and a workshop on understanding the new Current Expected Credit Loss standard for the Allowance for Loan and Lease Losses.

Additional information on the conference is available at

About RMA

The Risk Management Association is a not-for-profit, member-driven professional association whose sole purpose is to advance the use of sound risk management 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 2,500 institutional members that include banks of all sizes as well as nonbank financial institutions. They are represented in the association by more than 18,000 risk management professionals who are chapter members in financial centers throughout North America, Europe, Asia/Pacific, and Australia. Visit RMA on the Web at

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