Dev Strischek

Dev Strischek

Dev Strischek, A frequent speaker, instructor, advisor and writer on credit risk and commercial banking topics and issues, Martin J. "Dev" Strischek is principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group based near Atlanta, Georgia. Dev advises, trains, and develops for financial organizations risk management solutions and recommendations on a range of issues and topics, e.g., credit risk management, credit culture, credit policy, credit and lending training, etc. Dev also served as a member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s (FASB’s) Private Company Council (PCC). PCC’s purpose is to evaluate and recommend to FASB revisions to current and proposed generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) that are more appropriate for privately held firms. He also served as the PCC’s representative to FASB’s Credit Losses Transition Resource Group supporting the new current expected credit loss (CECL) standard. Dev is the former SVP and senior credit policy officer at SunTrust Bank, Atlanta. He was responsible for developing, implementing, and administering credit policies for SunTrust’s wholesale lines of business--commercial, commercial real estate, corporate investment banking, capital markets, business banking and private wealth management. He also spent three years as managing director and credit approver in SunTrust’s Florida commercial lending and corporate investment banking areas, respectively. Prior to SunTrust, Mr. Strischek was chief credit officer for Barnett Bank’s Palm Beach market. Besides stints at other banks in Florida, Kansas City, and Ohio, his experiences outside of banking include CFO of a Honolulu construction company, combat engineer officer in the U.S. Army, and college economics instructor in Hawaii, Missouri, and Florida. A graduate of Ohio State University and the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, he earned his M.B.A. from the University of Hawaii. Mr. Strischek serves as an instructor in RMA’s Florida Commercial Lending School, the American Bankers Association's (ABA) Advanced Commercial Lending School and ABA’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking, and the Southwest Graduate School of Banking. His school, conference, and workshop audiences have included participants drawn from the ABA, RMA, OCC, Federal Reserve, FDIC, FFIEC, SBA, the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) and the AICPA. Recent conference presentations have ranged from the new GAAP accounting principles for revenue recognition, lease capitalization, and current expected credit losses (CECL) to commercial real estate concentration management, from character in lending to leveraged lending, from credit risk management techniques and tools to why EBITDA doesn’t spell cash flow. Mr. Strischek has written over 200 articles about credit risk management, financial analysis and related subjects for the ABA’s Commercial Insights, the Risk Management Association’s RMA Journal, and other business professional journals. He is the author of Analyzing Construction Contractors and its related RMA workshop. A past national chair of RMA and former RMA Florida Chapter president, Dev serves as a member of the RMA Journal’s advisory board, and an ex-officio board member of the Florida and Atlanta RMA chapters. He also serves on the advisory board of the Atlanta Chapter of the Professional Risk Managers’ International Association (PRMIA), and he has consulted on credit risk and policy issues with banks in Morocco, Egypt, and Angola through the US State Department’s Financial Service Volunteer Corps (FSVC).

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    4-Hour Virtual Seminar on Credit Risk Management: Principles and Practices, Tools and Techniques

    Dev Strischek

    30 Jan 2023, Monday   10:00 AM PDT   240 Mins   WEB14532

    This course provides guidance in how to implement and maintain the desired level of credit risk management with practical tools and techniques. Both the market and the regulatory agencies expect credit risk management to reflect the bank’s credit culture, so the class also offers direction on how to identify the organization’s credit culture and to reposition it to support the desired credit risk culture and management.

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    Why EBITDA Doesn’t Spell Cash Flow and What Does

    Dev Strischek

    17 May 2022, Tuesday   10:00 AM PDT   90 Mins   WEB01455

    This session will explain why EBITDA does not measure cash flow and what more accurate measures are available.

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    Fundamentals of Construction Lending and Real Estate Credit Administration

    Dev Strischek

    25 Jul 2022, Monday   10:00 AM PDT   90 Mins   WEB01460

    This webinar addresses how to mitigate the higher risk, and it offers advice and guidance in how to extend construction loans safely and profitably.

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    Financial Projections for Determining Long-Term Cash Flow Repayment Ability

    Dev Strischek

    14 Apr 2022, Thursday   10:00 AM PDT   90 Mins   WEB01468

    The session will explain the importance of revenues in projecting financial statements and cash flow.

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