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AHT.jpgAHT Insurance is an insurance brokerage and risk management consulting firm dedicated to providing innovative solutions globally for businesses and individuals.  AHT is employee-owned and one of the largest independent insurance brokerages in the nation, with offices in Leesburg, Virginia, Seattle, Washington, Newark, New Jersey and Chicago, Illinois.  For more information, please visit www.ahtins.com.

AP_Logo_vector_blknl.pngArnold & Porter LLP is a full-service law firm with an experienced Financial Services practice.  With key offices in New York and Washington, DC, our lawyers are well-versed in handling the full spectrum of financial services regulatory and transactional issues, legislative matters and litigation, including enforcement proceedings.  For more information, please visit www.arnoldporter.com.

BakerTilly.pngBaker Tilly is a nationally recognized, accounting and advisory firm. Its specialists provide exceptional service including technology risk management, cybersecurity and forensic insight to bank audit and risk committees. It’s one of the 15 largest accounting firms in the country and a member of a worldwide network spanning 141 countries. For more information, please visit www.bakertilly.com.

Barack_FIG_Logo.pngThe Barack Ferrazzano Financial Institutions Group has 30 bank lawyers representing over 250 financial institutions, addressing the entire spectrum of industry-related legal issues. They formulate creative solutions, emphasizing relationships, service and stability.  They are consistently ranked as a top law firm in bank mergers and regulatory issues.  For more information, visit www.bfkn.com.

CreditRiskMgmt.jpgCredit Risk Management Analytics, L.L.C. formed in 1989 to advise community financial institutions on loan risk management. Since then, they have evolved and expanded their business model to remain two steps ahead of the marketplace. Today, CRMa helps community and regional financial institutions nationwide achieve more positive bottom-line results by delivering best-in-market loan reviews, portfolio due diligence, quantitative analyses, stress testing, compliance and risk training, underwriting software and enterprise risk management solutions. They are based in Raleigh, NC, where they have grown a robust, in-house staff of senior credit, compliance, risk management and IT experts. For more information, please visit www.creditriskmgt.com.

Crowe_Horwath_Logo.jpgCrowe Horwath LLP is one of the largest public accounting and consulting firms in the U.S. With more than 50 years of experience, Crowe has a dedicated team of more than 800 professionals that serve more than 1,800 financial services organizations of all sizes. Crowe knows banking. For more information, please visit www.crowehorwath.com/banking.

Equias_Alliance_Logo.pngEquias Alliance has successfully helped nearly 800 financial institutions with BOLI placement and with plans to recruit, retain and reward key officers and directors with nonqualified benefit plans. They also provide administration of BOLI and nonqualified benefit plans.  Securities offered through ProEquities, Member FINRA and SIPC.  Equias is independent of ProEquities. For more information, please visit www.equiasalliance.com.

FIS.pngFIS (NYSE:FIS) is a global leader in financial services technology, with a focus on retail and institutional banking, payments, asset and wealth management, risk and compliance, consulting and outsourcing solutions. FIS serves over 20,000 financial institutions globally and is a Fortune 500 company and a member of the Standard & Poor’s 500® Index. FIS’ Risk, Information Security and Compliance (RISC) Solutions group provides clients a 360-degree solution set of products and services that enable enterprise risk management, enhance overall compliance programs and mitigate risk through a best practices-based model that ensures regulatory compliance proficiencies now and in the future. For more information, please visit www.fisglobal.com/risc.

Hovde_Logo.pngHovde Group, LLC, a leading financial advisor for over 25 years, provides a full suite of investment banking, capital markets and financial advisory services focused exclusively on the banking industry.  They assist clients with all phases of M&A transactions, asset purchases/dispositions, restructurings/recapitalizations, FDIC transactions, capital raises and other strategic options.  For more information, please visit www.hovdegroup.com.

KPMG.jpgKPMG’s Transaction Services practice provides divestiture, merger and acquisition support by placing a strong emphasis on stakeholder value and identifying key risks and benefits early.  Their Transaction Services professionals can guide companies on a deliberate path from early deal planning toward desired business results.  They tailor their approach to focus on risks, complement your strengths and support your areas of need.  They provide support throughout the transaction life cycle on both the buy–side and the sell–side to both strategic and financial buyers.  In addition, KPMG’s Corporate Finance LLC provides a broad range of investment banking and advisory services to its domestic and international clients.  Their professionals have the experience and depth of knowledge to advise clients on global mergers and acquisitions, sales and divestitures, buyouts, financings, debt restructurings, equity recapitalizations, infrastructure project finance, capital advisory, real estate, portfolio solutions, fairness opinions and other advisory needs.  For more information, please visit www.kpmg.com.

MAX-Risk-Intelligence-logo.pngMAX Risk Intelligence by LOGICnow enables organizations to quantify the risk of a data breach in dollars. Their patented solution calculates financial risk by discovering unprotected data, unauthorized access to the data and detects vulnerabilities, producing actionable risk intelligence. For more information, please visit www.logicnow.com/products/risk-intelligence.

RSM.pngRSM is the fifth largest U.S. provider of assurance, tax, and consulting services. With more than 85 years of experience serving over 1,200 financial institutions across the country, we develop solutions for today’s challenging economic environment. For more information, please visit www.rsmus.com.

Strunk-with-byline-2016-sm.pngFor over thirty years, Strunk has implemented successful profit improvement programs for hundreds of community financial institutions. In addition to their core Overdraft Privilege Service, they offer other simple programs that help financial institutions boost profitability, customer loyalty and regulatory compliance. For more information, please visit www.strunklp.com.

WeiserMazars.pngSince 1921, WeiserMazars LLP’s skilled professionals have leveraged technical expertise and industry familiarity to create customized solutions to overcome client challenges. Their internal audit group, headed by John White, provides financial institutions with deep experience in internal audit, compliance and credit management services tailored to the intricacies of bank operations, products and business lines. For more information, please visit www.weisermazars.com.

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