Proactive Loan Portfolio Risk Mgmt: Strategies & Tools (Web)

February 10, 2023

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

Traditional tools such as Past Due Reports and Overdraft Reports are reactive for portfolio risk. This program provides detailed discussion of how to proactively identify risk in your Pass-rated loan portfolio and maintain a strong credit culture.

Topics include:

  • LPM perspective vs. credit risk management
  • Does your credit culture need cultivating?
  • 7 ways to use leading indicators in risk management  
  • Strengthening your 3 lines of defense
  • Organizing & tracking policy exceptions
  • Co-variance of risk


Lenders and Risk Officers

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. 

2/10/2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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