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Series: Tackling common credit risk questions during challenging times

For credit risk professionals and teams

Credit risk webinars for uncertain times

Credit risk management is top of mind for many financial institutions given the failures of multiple banks, high inflation, and uncertainty around interest rates. Many bankers today have weathered numerous economic cycles, but this one presents challenges not seen in a very long time.  

Watch this webinar series for a look at familiar topics and credit skills under the lens of the current economic uncertainty. You will discover innovative approaches to enhance risk assessment and decision-making at your financial institution. Experts will share practical strategies, equipping you with the tools to navigate these turbulent waters.  


Series Topics and Content

Examining industries: What matters?

On-Demand Session

Certain industries are more susceptible to specific types of credit risk. In this session, experts will explore how the borrower’s industry impacts the type and depth of analysis conducted.  

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Demystifying covenants: Who needs them and why?

On-Demand Session

Covenants are an important part of managing credit risk for banks and credit unions by helping maintain the financial health of borrowers throughout the loan term. Learn how to properly use covenant monitoring to bolster your portfolio today.

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Unraveling risk rating: Making sense of your best early warning tool
On-Demand Session

It’s common for a financial institution’s risk ratings to be bunched up in the middle of the scale, but how do you really parse the differences between a 4 and a 6? Join this session to learn how to strengthen your risk rating system.

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Navigating annual reviews: How should you approach them?
On-Demand Session

Annual reviews are a critical component in monitoring the health of a credit after it is initiated. How does it differ from the loan review process, and what are some common pitfalls that can impede an effective annual review process?

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Identifying emerging CRE risk: Red flags v. red herrings
On-Demand Session

Often the most talked about loan type, how do you know if your CRE portfolio is really at risk? In the final session of the series, experts will describe approaches to proactively manage and identify risk for CRE.

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Ensure consistent application of your credit policies today with Abrigo's credit risk software.





Arm yourself and your credit team with best practices in this shifting landscape.

Watch the series to learn:

  • Key considerations when analyzing credit 
  • How to adapt credit risk frameworks and approaches for uncertain times 
  • The rationale for some of the policies and procedures we have in banking 
  • And more... 


Meet Your Presenters

Kent Kirby

Director, Advisory Services
Kent Kirby is a retired banker with 40 years of experience in all aspects of commercial banking; lending, loan review, back-room operations, portfolio management, portfolio analytics and credit policy. He currently serves as a Director on the Abrigo Advisory Services team where he works with banks and credit unions across

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Rob Newberry

Senior Consultant
Rob Newberry is Senior Consultant with Abrigo’s Advisory Services and a faculty member of the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. In the past 10 years, he has worked with financial institution leaders and regulators to develop a suite of credit administration tools for community banks and

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