2022 Commercial Lending Academy


Monday, Feb 7, 2022 - Thursday, Feb 10, 2022


8:30 am - 5:00 pm





Event Details

2022 Commercial Lending Academy
February 7 - 10 and March 7 - 10 (8 days total, Monday - Thursday)

The Minnesota Chapter of the Risk Management Association is excited to offer our 22nd offer the Commercial Lending Academy (CLA) in person in 2022. Since the program's inception, over 500 lenders, credit analysts and financial industry professionals from more than 95 institutions in the Midwest have graduated from the Academy. Our program provides a comprehensive overview to the various aspects of the commercial loan underwriting and management process.

To minimize the time commitment away from the office, the material is organized into a two-week format: Monday, February 7 through Thursday, February 10 (8:00am - 5:00pm) AND Monday, March 7 through Thursday, March  10 (8:00am - 5:00pm) - Eight days total.

LOCATION: To be determined.

Congratulations to the 2020 Commercial Lending Academy CLA graduates!

    • Charlie Callahan, Fidelity Bank
    • Vanessa Carneiro, Cargill Financial Services
    • Yee Chang, Frandsen Bank & Trust
    • Nicole Clark, Choice Bank
    • Philip Clark, Compeer Financial
    • Katie Donnelly, Compeer Financial
    • Steve Eckerman, Compeer Financial
    • Becca Frericks, Highland Bank
    • Drew Gauwitz, North Shore Bank of Commerce
    • Rhett Gereau, North Star Bank
    • Bethani Gregg, Fidelity Bank
    • Megan Irlbeck, Minnwest Bank
    • Jeanne Kassim, Western Bank
    • Amanda Loescher, MidWestOne Bank
    • Lauren Luthro, Crown Bank
    • Jay Monson, Platinum Bank
    • Torry O'Brien, MidWestOne Bank
    • Kelsey Otte, Compeer Financial
    • Tracy Reierson, Compeer Financial
    • Tyler Resner, First National Bank Minnesota
    • Ty Rohloff, Compeer Financial
    • Cortney Tessier, U.S. Bank
    • Leah Thiele, Compeer Financial
    • Andrew Vomhof, Western Bank
    • Karly Zeller, MidCountry Bank

PROGRAM DETAILS: To be determined.

FACILITATOR - Brad Stevens:
Brad is the founder of Stevens Risk Management, LLC which specializes in credit training and consulting for both the finance and manufacturing industry. He has over 30 years of experience in banking ranging from building strong credit portfolios as a banker, leading both lending and credit departments, as well as navigating banks through tough credit times. Mr. Stevens brings a unique hands on experience to his training sharing real world examples that resonate with those in attendance at presentations.

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Contact For More Information

Brenda Ryan
RMA Minnesota Chapter Administrator
info@rma-mn.org / 763-486-7219

Contact info@rma-mn.org if you would like to sponsor

Thank you to our Platinum Sponsor