Closing The Experience Gap (Webinar)

September 15, 2023

Member Fee (Live or Recording):  
$165 per connection 
Non-Member Fee (Live or Recording):
 $265 per connection 

The experience gap has widened from a talent gap to a legitimate business risk, with the rise in retirements and time since the last recession.

This webinar will explore the following topics:

  • How to attain & retain Next Gen bankers
  • What Next Gen employees want and appreciate from employers
  • How to maintain a workplace conducive to the Next Gen 
  • How-to detail: including collaborative workspace, reverse mentoring, and employee skill inventory & mapping
  • Detail provided and idea exchange on how other banks have trained Next Gen to identify problem loans early and speaker lessons learned teaching over 4,300 Next Gen bankers for the last 26-years.

Lending, Loan Review, Loan Operations, Training and HR

Mike Wear is owner of 39 Acres Corporation, specializing in banker training and bank consulting services in credit risk underwriting and loan portfolio risk management.  Less lecture—real-life business cases—more hands-on practice… and more fun! Over his 41-year banking career, he served in commercial lending and senior credit management positions with Omaha-area community banks.  Wear retired as a Senior Analyst in the Credit Risk Administration department of First National Bank of Omaha, a $26B regional community bank, specializing in underwriting large commercial real estate projects throughout the country.  In addition, he developed curriculum and conducted multi-tier training programs in credit analytics on an enterprise-wide basis. He is the Loan Portfolio Management Section Leader and serves as a member of the faculty and board of trustees at the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, as well as GSB’s four Specialty Schools.  He is a former adjunct professor for the University of Nebraska-Omaha. He has authored articles for banking publications and has served as a textbook editor/reviewer for the American Bankers Association. Mike is now expanding his advanced Commercial and CRE Lending workshops and teaches for several State Banking Associations.  Bank consulting services include tailored credit analytics coaching, building loan portfolios, and loan portfolio risk management strategies and tools to identify risk early in your pass-rated portfolio. 

Thank You To Our September Webinar Sponsor:

9/15/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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