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Monthly Meeting-Economic Update and Derivatives

This event is sponsored by Piper Sander

Tuesday, October 25, 2022


5:00 PM ET


8:00 PM ET

Program Description

Dinner Meeting – Interest Rate Swaps: Planning in Unpredictable Markets
Join Scott Hildenbrand, Head of Piper Sandler Hedging Services, for a discussion of balance sheet strategies and tactics in the current environment of unprecedented rate moves and volatile markets. His comments will focus on understanding your A/L position and interest rate hedges while explaining how your institution can use derivatives to drive fee income, enhance NIM, and protect capital and earnings. He will cover loan/security hedging, back-to-back swaps, liability hedges, and other structures. He will also cover relevant accounting and market updates to contextualize the ideas and help management teams find value for their institutions.


    Cocktails | 5:15pm - 6:15pm ET
    Dinner | 6:15pm - 7:00pm ET
    Program | 7:00pm - 8:00pm ET


Scott Hildenbrand

Chief Balance Sheet Strategist, Piper Sandler

Scott Hildenbrand serves as chief balance sheet strategist and head of the financial strategies group at Piper Sandler.

Previously, Hildenbrand was a principal and chief balance sheet strategist of Sandler O’Neill + Partners, L.P. He headed the balance sheet analysis and strategy group, working with financial institutions on balance sheet strategy development, which includes interest rate risk management, investment portfolio strategy, retail and wholesale funding management, capital planning, budgeting, and stress testing. Hildenbrand also worked closely with the firm’s investment banking group to identify and develop strategic opportunities for clients involved in mergers and acquisitions.

Hildenbrand previously worked in Sandler O’Neill’s interest rate products group, focusing on developing and implementing structured wholesale funding strategies for financial institutions. He spent his first four years at the firm in the asset/liability management group. Prior to joining Sandler O’Neill in 2004, Hildenbrand worked as a financial analyst in asset/liability management at Tower Federal Credit Union in Maryland.

In 2021 Hildenbrand was elected to the Financial Managers Society board of directors. Additionally, he serves as treasurer on the board of directors for Liam’s Room, a non-profit organization that focuses on pediatric palliative care, a specialized approach to medical care for children with serious illnesses.

Hildenbrand holds a Master of Business Administration degree in finance from Loyola College in Maryland and a bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting and finance from Gettysburg College. He is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and seminars.

Embassy Suites

550 Winter Street





Registration to the live session includes:

  • One online connection

  • CPE credit for registrant

  • Permission to reproduce the handouts and other written material for additional attendees at your location

Only registered attendees of the live session can obtain CPE credit

Credit Hours

Earn up to 1 hour of CPE credit.



60 Minutes

Finance - Technical


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