Credit Risk Ready
Interviews with senior credit and lending professionals at financial institutions across the United States, their regulators and banking advisors about how to assess and mitigate credit risk in challenging times.
info_outline #4: A Business Path Through the Recession | Bill Conerly 06/25/2020
#4: A Business Path Through the Recession | Bill Conerly Practical steps a business owner should consider to plan, to respond quickly and to move forward through the recession. A four-plan approach to conquering the fear and moving forward. Thought-provoking questions the banker can ask to help your business borrowers move in the right direction. And are you ready for the questions the business might plan to ask you?
info_outline #3: The Square Root Recession | Bill Conerly 06/18/2020
#3: The Square Root Recession | Bill Conerly Not a V, not a U, not a W. Economist Dr. Bill Conerly predicts a square root. When economists vary in their predicted drop in GDP from 57% drop to an 8% drop, learn what Bill is watching to predict the next phase as circumstances change.
info_outline #2: First Steps from CRE Triage to Performing Loan | Rick Chess 06/08/2020
#2: First Steps from CRE Triage to Performing Loan | Rick Chess In the triage process, you will identify CRE loans that might be in jeopardy but can be saved. In this episode, we key in on your first steps to keep a troubled deal in the performing loan column. Topics discussed in this episode: 4:39 Start with what stays the same 5:27 You are transforming the relationship 8:04 You can learn things from talking to your borrowers that you never learned in college 11:04 Ethical flirting. How to capture their attention 12:56 An alternative use of space 14:14 Widen focus from survival to opportunity 18:25 It feels really good to be in play right now. About Rick Chess: Rick Chess guides individuals and organizations through triage, transformation and triumph! Chess works with lenders, owners and investors to help them better understand their challenges and options, in clear concise language. He served as a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and as President of REISA (now ADISA), a national alternative investment trade association. He acquired 50,000 apartments and 10 retail centers for United Dominion Realty Trust (UDR), investing over $2 billion. Rick also helped develop and take public – as a founding board trustee -First Potomac Realty Trust (FPO) and served its Audit Committee Chair. He serves as a transactional attorney, focused on commercial real estate, equity formation and capital gains tax planning. Write him at with a summary of your challenge. He will arrange a free 20-minute consultation, providing specific steps to start your process of triage, transformation and triumph! (804) 241-9999 Find out more about Linda Keith at: LinkedIn:
info_outline #1: CRE Triage as we Dip into the Recession | Rick Chess 06/01/2020
#1: CRE Triage as we Dip into the Recession | Rick Chess Some commercial real estate deals can be saved as we enter the recession caused by the global coronavirus pandemic. Some deals cannot be saved. What questions should lending and credit professionals ask, and who should ask them, to determine whether a deal is in trouble, or will be.