A frequent speaker, instructor, advisor, and writer on credit risk and commercial banking topics and issues, Dev Strischek 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 a 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 RMA’s Florida Commercial Lending School, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and as both an instructor and as a member of the American Bankers Association's (ABA) Commercial Lending and Graduate Banking School advisory board. 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.
Get Practical Tips to Write Purposeful, reader-focused Emails and Respond to Them Effectively. Have you ever received those emails with endless and useless lists of recipients? Did you ever have to struggle to go through overlong, cryptic prose with the twisted logic of an email, only to realize later that the message sent to you doesn’t concern you or your business? Did you have to suffer one of those biza..
Business writing is best when it is spare and clear, precise, and concise. This session is designed to give practical and useful advice and tips on how to tighten up the language and organize the content into a logical, convincing read. Attendees don’t have to be English majors or literature students. The aim is to improve the readability of your written words.Participants will learn how to:Eliminate puffy ..