The Keys to an Effective ALCO Process

Finance & Accounting

Following a year of unprecedented challenges and “new normals” we find ourselves in some familiar territory having to look for new ways to increase (or just maintain) earnings and manage the risk within our balance sheets. COVID changed the rules, but as bankers, we know we need to take a look in the mirror and make some changes ourselves in order to come out of this stronger than we came into it.

Maintaining the status quo may have worked in the past, and it may get you through your next exam, but do you have the peace of mind that you are doing all you can to monitor potential exposures and optimize earning potential? Now is the time to make sure everyone and everything is working as intended and heading in the right direction.

During this session, participants will gain valuable insights through discussion and case studies of how detrimental some practices can be to your bottom line and the success many institutions are having by promoting a collaborative culture at ALCO, improving the quality of risk model inputs and outputs to make the best decisions for their banks.

Who Should Attend: CEOs, Presidents, CFOs, Directors, CROs and ALCO Members

Learning Objectives

  • What scenarios and alternative simulations you should be including in your modeling
  • The importance of review and updating of key assumptions and stress testing
  • The impact of COVID on the risk management process
  • Best in class reporting to facilitate discussion and decision making


Mark Haberland 
Managing Director
Darling Consulting Group
Mark has over 25 years providing balance sheet and model risk management education and consulting to the community and mid-size banking space. A frequent author and top-rated speaker on a wide array of risk management topics, Mark facilitates educational programs and workshops for numerous financial institutions, industry and state trade associations, and regulatory agencies. He is also a member of the Financial Managers Society’s Finance Council. Mark has been with DCG since 1997 holding many roles and responsibilities, including leading the operations of the firm’s Financial Analytics Group for many years. In his current role, Mark’s passion for teaching and collaboration drives his desire to work with bankers to strive for excellence within their organizations.

Mark lives on the North Shore of Boston with his wife and two children. He is a graduate of St. Michael’s College in Vermont with a degree in accounting.

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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