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Going Up: Managing Interest Rate Risk in a Rising Rate Environment

Tuesday, February 28, 2023


5:15 PM ET


8:00 PM ET

Program Description

A discussion focused on current trends and issues in managing interest rate risk in the current rising rate environment. The presentation will focus on current economic trends & projections, Deposit Betas (levels and lags), loan pricing, scenario analysis, and stress testing.


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


Chris Van Wagenen

Principal Consultant, Empyrean Solutions

Chris Van Wagenen is a Principal Consultant for Empyrean Solutions, a leading risk management software firm offering Financial Risk Management & Performance Solutions for Banks and Credit Unions. In this role, Chris works with clients to design, implement, and analyze results of Empyrean software solutions used for ALM, FTP, Stress Testing, and Liquidity.

Chris is a subject matter expert in the field of financial risk management with over 17 years of experience as both a consultant and a practitioner. Specifically, Chris has helped clients and organizations build, implement, and understand risk models and frameworks for ALM, stress testing (DFAST & CCAR), Allowance Calculations (US GAAP, IFRS 9, CECL), and credit portfolio monitoring/analytics. Chris has a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Colby College and a master’s degree in Analytics from Villanova University.


Embassy Suites by Hilton Boston Waltham

550 Winter Street




Thank You to Our Sponsor(s)

Credit Hours

Earn up to 1 Hour of CPE Credit

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  • Field of Study:

Finance - Technical

  • Instructional Method:

Group Live

  • Length:

60 minutes


For more information regarding administrative policies such as concerns or refunds, call 312-578-1300. FMS is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses. Complaints regarding sponsors may be addressed to: The National Registry of CPE Sponsors, 150 Fourth Avenue, North, Suite 700, Nashville, TN 37219-2417 Web:

Refunds and Cancellations

A refund will be provided for cancellations received by FMS in writing prior to one (1) week before the program start date. No refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. A substitution from your institution is welcome at any time. FMS reserves the right to change instructors or reschedule/cancel sessions when necessary. FMS is not responsible for airfare penalties incurred due to the cancellation of the program. For more information regarding refunds, concerns and/or program cancellation policies, please contact our office at (312) 578-1300.


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