1. Evaluating Risk and Grading Loans

Evaluating Risk and Grading Loans

Evaluating Risk and Grading Loans
Event ID: 16820
Not for Sale
Recording: 15099

Duration: 90 minutes including question and answer session.
Presenter(s): Mark Uhler, regional manager of loan review, Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions
Price: $299.00, On-Demand includes full audio presentation, question and answer session, and presentation slides.
Who Should Attend? Board members, CEOs, presidents, auditors who review loans, chief risk officers, chief lending officers, chief credit officers, loan officers, loan review personnel and other lending personnel whose duties and responsibilities include risk management and grading loans


Developing an in-depth understanding of evaluating risk and grading loans is critical to establishing a risk management process in the institution. This program will help the participant identify changes in risk accurately and on a timely basis by providing effective tools to evaluate risk. In addition, the individual and institution will gain a better understanding of risk tolerance, industry guidelines and how to use a grading scoring matrix.

Please join Mark Uhler as he guides you through the process of evaluating the institution’s risk tolerance, provides sound tools and techniques to accurately grade loans, and helps you develop the characteristics and weighting to build an effective grading matrix.


This webinar will:

  • Help the participant understand the institution’s risk tolerance
  • Build a foundation for why grading loans on a timely basis is critical to risk management
  • Provide effective tools to accurately evaluate risk
  • Outline industry guidelines
  • Help you develop a grading matrix with appropriate weighting
  • Provide practical guidance on who should grade loans



Your conference leader for "Evaluating Risk and Grading Loans" is Mark Uhler. Mr. Uhler joined Sheshunoff Consulting + Solutions' Risk Management Division after a 36 year banking career as a regulator, bank executive and financial consultant with specialties in accounting, financial statement analysis, loan administration, and financial management. Mark served as president and chief executive officer of troubled banks in Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas where he was responsible for successfully restoring the banks to a safe and sound condition.

Mark began his career as a national bank examiner for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the Kansas City, Missouri in 1973. Mark authored the Guide to Developing a Written Lending Policy for the American Bankers Association and participated in designing the “Business Banker” certification for the Institute of Certified Bankers.

Mark graduated from the Stonier Graduate School of Banking at Rutgers University in 1984 and received a bachelor of science, business administration degree from Pittsburg State University majoring in accounting and economics in 1977.


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