ERM Workshop


ERM Workshop
Virtual Workshop

Join us on Tuesday, August 30 at 10am PT as we hear from Kathy Moe, Regional Director – SF Region, FDIC; Dave Sharp, SVP, Deputy Chief Risk Officer, Pacific Western Bank; and Shawn Turner, Partner, Holland & Knight LLP. The panel will be moderated by Mike Cohn, Principal, Wolf & Company, P.C. Although the ‘E’, ‘S’, and ‘G’ are individually broad and in-depth topics individually, the session will take a deep around the “E” and focus primarily on climate and climate risk and how the emerging capital markets and regulatory expectations impact banks.

This program is FREE for all Western Bankers bank members.

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Kathy Moe
Regional Director – San Francisco Region
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC)

Kathy Moe is the Regional Director of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) San Francisco Region. As a 35-year veteran, Moe is directly responsible for the safety and soundness of insured deposits, evaluation of asset and liability management, lending, investment and corporate governance practices of 350 financial institutions in 11 Western States, plus the Pacific U.S. Territories. Leading in a regulated environment subject to economic fluctuations, while navigating complex interagency relations, provides Moe with a unique skill-set. Areas of expertise include, but are not limited to: real estate, commercial credit and investment markets, compliance and risk management, cyber security, anti-money laundering, information technology, vendor management, consumer protection, mergers and acquisitions, and de novo applications.


Dave Sharp
SVP, Deputy Chief Risk Officer
Pacific Western Bank

Mr. Sharp is the SVP Deputy Chief Risk Officer at Pacific Western Bank, a $40 billion commercial bank with 70+ branches in Central and Southern California, with a branch in Denver, CO and one branch in Raleigh, NC. Prior to the merger with Pacific Western Bank in April 2014, Mr. Sharp served in the positions of Chief Risk Officer and separately as the Chief Compliance Officer of CapitalSource Bank from its organization in July 2008. In his current role he is responsible for oversight of all Enterprise Risk Management activities, ESG, data governance, external credit review, model risk management, real estate appraisal review and regulatory exam management. 


Shawn Turner
Holland & Knight LLP

Shawn M. Turner is a partner in Holland & Knight’s Denver office, the co-chair of the firm’s Capital Markets Group, a member of the firm’s Financial Services Practice Group and the executive partner for the firm’s Denver office.

Mr. Turner primarily represents public and private companies in the financial services industry, with a particular emphasis on advising boards of directors and senior management with respect to risk management, corporate governance, capital raising, mergers and acquisitions (M&A) and regulatory matters. Mr. Turner has significant experience interacting with state and federal financial institutions and regulatory agencies, and with advising strategic buyers and targets in takeover strategies and defenses.


Mike Cohn
Wolf & Company, P.C.

Mike is a Principal and the Director of the Virtual Risk Management group where he’s responsible for leading the strategic direction. He actively participates in many of the group’s client engagements including Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), ESG, Virtual CRO, board training, and others for banks, credit unions, fintech firms, and professional service organizations. With over 25 years in the banking and technology industries, he has extensive knowledge in strategic planning, corporate governance, technology strategy, and fintech management issues. Mike also regularly presents strategy and ERM trends and techniques at conferences and for industry professionals.

Who Should Attend

Who Should Attend

All Western Bankers bank members are invited to join us for free for the ERM Virtual Workshop. The following job titles may find the discussion particularly useful:

  • ESG Officers
  • Compliance Officers
  • Risk Officers
  • Information Systems Managers
  • Information Security Officers
  • Internal Auditors
  • CFOs
  • CTOs
  • Vendor Managers


This ERM Virtual Workshop is a free event for Western Bankers bank members only.

If you are a Western Bankers bank member and would like to join us on Tuesday, August 30 at 10:00 a.m. PT, please click on the “Register Online” button down below to register today.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to email Gina Titus at