Interest rate risk has a direct impact on a bank’s profitability. Managing interest risk risk is a key responsibility for senior executives, and oversight of that function is an important duty for the board. Does your bank have a plan to respond in a rising rate environment? This video outlines how boards should think about interest rate risk, and explains the tools available to manage that risk. Topics include: Managing Risk Through Loans and Deposits Pros and Cons of Wholesale Methods Understanding Derivatives A glossary of banking terms is included with each video unit. About the presenterBen Lewis works in…

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Ben Lewis

Managing Director and Global Head of Sales

Ben Lewis is a managing director and global head of sales for Chatham’s Financial institutions practice. Mr. Lewis has worked with depositories of all sizes helping them manage interest rate risk through the prudent use of hedging strategies.  Prior to his work with financial institutions, Mr. Lewis worked with private equity firms and REITs to hedge their interest rate and foreign currency risk. 


Prior to joining Chatham, Mr. Lewis served 8 years in the U.S. Navy as a P-3C Orion Naval flight officer serving in both Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom.