Events Calendar

Webinar: Credit Risk Management During a Pandemic
Monday, June 15, 2020, 02:00pm - 03:30pm

Have you updated your loan portfolio management practices to include recently issued regulatory guidance related to the pandemic? Will you be ready for the next global crisis? Find the answers to these questions and more during this jam-packed session.


  • Interpret recently issued regulatory guidance on managing your loan portfolio’s credit risk during a pandemic
  • Implement effective loan modification strategies recommended by regulators without enduring criticism from the regulatory community
  • Identify common borrower characteristics that indicate the ability to withstand negative external factors caused by unusual circumstances, including a pandemic
  • Utilize resources to track world-wide health issues that could affect markets across the globe
  • Measure borrower sustainability using detailed liquidity and capital adequacy analyses
  • Understand the new appraisal and evaluation guidelines for real estate-related financial transactions affected by COVID-19
  • Adjust the transition timeline from the incurred loss methodology to the current expected credit losses (CECL) methodology as a result of the pandemic
  • Utilize credit administration reports to effectively communicate to the board of directors


Consideration of external factors goes hand-in-hand with effective credit risk management. As world-wide travel begins to recover, the possibility of another pandemic-like phenomenon looms. Will your financial institution be ready to predict the impact of such an event on the performance of your loan portfolio? Examine recently issued regulatory guidance designed to assist financial institutions in maintaining effective credit risk management through the current pandemic and learn how to apply this guidance to future crises.

During this session, you will learn practical steps to identify borrowers who are vulnerable to unusual global-level crises, as well as those who demonstrate the adaptability and sustainability needed to endure future events. Discover how borrower liquidity and capital adequacy affects sustainability. Keep members of your board and senior management informed using effective credit administration reports designed to communicate your institution’s credit risk picture to key stakeholders.


This informative session is designed for directors, senior credit officers, senior loan officers, commercial loan officers, consumer loan officers, branch managers, credit analysts, loan review personnel, loan administrators, legal counsel, and accountants.


  • References to recently issued regulatory guidance on credit risk management during a pandemic
  • Checklist of financial and non-financial factors to determine borrowers’ susceptibility to macro-economic influences by a pandemic
  • List of useful websites to track world-wide health issues
  • Employee training log
  • Interactive quiz

SPEAKER:  Jeffery W. Johnson, Bankers Insight Group

Jeffery Johnson has been in financial services more than 40 years. He has been VP and senior lender for a large regional bank and SVP and commercial banking division manager for a community financial institution. Most of his career has been spent in credit administration, lending, business development, loan review, management, and training and development. Over the last 17 years, Jeffery has provided training for several banking associations and individual financial institutions nationwide.

Jeffery holds a bachelors in accounting from Morehouse College in Atlanta, an MBA in finance from John Carroll University in Cleveland, a Diploma of Graduation from the Prochnow School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and a Graduate Certificate in Bank Management from the First American Management Institute at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business.