Events Calendar

Webinar - C-Suite Series: Strategic Decisions Regarding CECL Methodologies, Processes & Governance
Tuesday, March 05, 2019, 03:00pm - 04:30pm

CECL is coming sooner than you think. Financial institutions are moving from the preparation stage, which focused on gathering information and evaluating options, to the decision-making stage. Do you know the most critical elements that must be addressed to successfully implement CECL both strategically and tactically? Attend this webinar and get ready to ask the right questions to ensure your institution is readying for CECL and understands its implications.


  • Regulatory update on CECL implementation
  • Governance: developing proper policies and oversight of the allowance process under CECL
  • Key CECL implementation dates
  • Crucial decisions that must be made to implement CECL on time
  • Strategic considerations
    • Questions to consider regarding CECL-related decisions
    • Employee training log
    • Quiz to measure staff learning and a separate answer key


This informative session will benefit CEOs, presidents, CFOs, chief credit officers, and chief risk officers.

SPEAKER:  Bob Viering, Young & Associates, Inc.

Bob Viering is a Senior Consultant and Manager of Lending Services at Young & Associates, Inc. He brings over 30 years of banking experience and now concentrates primarily on loan review and credit-related support for clients. Prior to joining Young & Associates, Bob was a de novo bank organizer, CEO, market president, and regional credit officer with large and regional financial institutions. He has extensive experience in credit underwriting and lending management, including commercial, agricultural, and consumer loans. In addition, he has provided expert witness reports on lending issues for state and federal courts.

Bob was an interim chief lending officer for a troubled bank that successfully recovered. He has served as an advisor for de novo bank formation and bank mergers and acquisitions, including merger integration, credit process improvement, ALLL management, and management of formal and informal regulatory agreements. Bob is a graduate of the University of Illinois, the National Commercial Lending School, and the American Management Association’s Executive Effectiveness program.