Investment Evaluation: How to Evaluate Broker Proposals & Avoid Pitfalls

Finance & Accounting

As financial institutions continue to see cash coming in from all directions due to net deposit growth, pre-payments and loan run-off, evaluating investments is more important than ever. In this webinar, we’ll discuss why having the right tools and knowing what questions to ask can help you better evaluate broker proposals. Now is the time to ensure your depository is using informed decision-making to put excess cash to work effectively. 

Who Should Attend: CEOs, CFOs, Senior Management, Controllers, Treasury Staff, Financial Analysts, Accountants, ALCO and Board Members

Learning Objectives

  • Know which tools you need to analyze the market and securities
  • Learn how to question assumptions in the model
  • Understand when to be critical of broker proposals


Gabby McGaughy
ALM First Financial Advisors
Gabby joined ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC in 2020. As a Director for the firm, Gabby specializes in customizing and implementing actionable and effective ALM and investment strategies to maximize client performance. Additionally, Gabby proactively designs sensitivity analyses and scenarios to test client balance sheet exposure to various factors and formulates action plans to optimize client performance within policy and risk tolerances. As a trusted advisor, she helps financial institutions build high performing investment portfolios and efficient balance sheets. Prior to joining ALM First, Gabby was a Fixed Income broker of Institutional Sales at SunTrust Robinson Humphrey and FHN Financial Capital Markets, where she earned her Series 7, Series 63, and Series 52 licenses. Gabby has 10 years of Capital Market experience. Gabby received a Master’s Degree in Mathematics with a focus in Statistics and a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics both from the University of Mississippi.

Webinar Fees

Pricing For Price Season Pass
Bank Member $195 $0
Bank Nonmember $395 $0
Affiliate Member $195 $0
Affiliate Nonmember $395 $0

Season Pass Members receive 4 individual logins to every webinar

Additional Info

Participants will earn 1.0 CPE credit

Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

Prerequisites: None

Advanced Preparation: None

Program Level: Basic

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Refunds and Cancellations: Webinar registrations are non-refundable. If the registrant is unable to attend the designated time and date of the webinar, a playback link and any written materials will be provided within 2 business days following the conclusion of the webinar

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