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Contact: Stephanie Collins
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OCC Hosts Risk Governance and Credit Risk Workshops in Pittsburgh

WASHINGTON — The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) will host two workshops at the Hotel Indigo Pittsburgh East Liberty in Pittsburgh, May 21-22, for directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC.

The Risk Governance: Improving Director Effectiveness workshop on May 21 combines lectures, discussion, and exercises to provide practical information for directors to effectively measure and manage risks. The workshop also focuses on the OCC’s approach to risk-based supervision and major risks in the financial industry.

The Credit Risk: Directors Can Make a Difference workshop on May 22 focuses on credit risk within the loan portfolio, such as identifying trends and recognizing problems. The workshop also covers the roles of the board and management, how to stay informed of changes in credit risk, and how to effect change.

The workshop fee is $99 and open to directors of national community banks and federal savings associations supervised by the OCC. Participants receive course materials, assorted supervisory publications, and lunch. The workshop is limited to the first 35 registrants.

The workshops are taught by experienced OCC staff and are two of the 24 offered nationwide to enhance and expand the skills of national community bank and federal savings association directors. To register for this workshop, visit www.occ.gov/occworkshops.

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