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2022 FMS Western Massachusetts/Connecticut Economic Update

Wednesday, May 4, 2022


5:30 PM ET


8:00 PM ET

Program Description

Please join us in kicking off the 2021-2022 FMS Western Massachusetts/Connecticut (sub-chapter of FMS Boston) with a meeting with Jim Clarke for an important Economic Update in these uncertain times while managing liquidity and looking forward to 2022's economic forecast including deposit trends, loan trends and the interest rate forecast.

We look forward to seeing you there!


    5:30 - 8:00 PM ET


Dr. James Clark

Principal, Clarke Consulting

Dr. James Clarke is the Principal of Clarke Consulting, a Villanova, Pennsylvania firm specializing in ALCO issues and strategic planning for community banks. Jim has lectured on asset/liability management at the Stonier National School of Banking sponsored by ABA, the Southwest Graduate School of Banking, the New England School of Banking and Connecticut School of Banking. He conducts ALM seminars for many state associations, and for Risk Management Association (RMA) and Financial Managers Society (FMS). Jim also conducts board education programs on ALM for a number of state associations. In 2019 through 2021, Jim spoke at the Connecticut, and Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers conventions and number of director conferences. Dr. Clarke is on the Board of a community bank and was a director of an investment company headquartered in Connecticut. Jim is also on the Editorial Board of the RMA Journal.


Marriot Hartford/Windsor Airport

28 Day Hill Road




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Earn up to 1 hour of CPE credit.

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60 Minutes

Economics - Technical


Group Live


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