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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





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


Group Live

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