The Credit Manager’s Tool Box – Tools and Techniques for Making Sound Credit Decisions
A frequent speaker, instructor, advisor, and writer on credit risk and commercial banking topics and issues, Dev is principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group and engages in consulting, speaking and training on a wide range of risk, credit, and lending topics. As former SVP and senior credit policy officer at SunTrust Bank, Atlanta, he was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering credit policies for SunTrust's wholesale lines of business--commercial, commercial real estate, corporate investment banking, capital markets, business banking, and private wealth management. He also spent three years as managing director and credit approver in SunTrust's Florida commercial lending and corporate investment banking areas, respectively. Prior to SunTrust, Dev was chief credit officer for Barnett Bank's Palm Beach market. Besides stints at other banks in Florida, Kansas City, and Ohio, Dev's experiences outside of banking include CFO of a Honolulu construction company, combat engineer officer in the U.S. Army, and college economics instructor in Hawaii, Missouri, and Florida. A graduate of Ohio State University and the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, he earned his M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii.
Dev serves as an instructor in the ABA’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking, the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking, the Pacific Coast Banking School, and the American Bankers Association's (ABA) Commercial Lending. His school, conference, and workshop audiences have included participants drawn from the ABA, RMA, OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC, FFIEC, SBA, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the AICPA.
Dev has written about credit risk management, financial analysis and related subjects for the ABA's Commercial Insights, the Risk Management Association's RMA Journal, and other business professional journals. He is the author of Analyzing Construction Contractors and its related RMA workshop. A past national chair of RMA and former Florida Chapter president, Dev serves as a member of the RMA Journal's advisory board, and an ex-officio board member of the Florida and Atlanta RMA chapters. He also serves on the advisory board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Professional Risk Managers' International Association (PRMIA), and he has consulted on credit risk issues with banks in Morocco, Egypt, and Angola through the US State Department's Financial Service Volunteer Corps (FSVC).
Credit Expert with 30 Years of Experience Offers Tools and Techniques to Help You Navigate through Credit Information and Financial Data to Make Good Credit Decisions
This webinar will provide guidance on how gather information, evaluate it, and make sound credit decisions on prospective clients and existing borrowers You will also learn the differences between unaudited and audited financials and how to use and interpret financial ratios in your analysis. You will also learn how to write a simple but thorough credit proposal.
- How to gather the information needed to evaluate a prospective borrower
- Learn how to analyze financial information in the balance sheet, income statement, and cash flow statement to determine borrower’s financial condition and operating performance flows as well as Income statement
- Learn why a credit application is so important
- Learn how to write a succinct and thorough credit proposal for decision-making
Who Should Attend
- Credit collectors
- Credits analysts
- Controllers and CFO’s looking to understand credit and the decision-making process
- Small business owners wanting to learn how lenders look at their financial information