For Immediate Release:  August 23, 2022
Contact: Sharon Simpson, (240) 620-4095 or

Clients and non-clients are encouraged to register now for the ALM First Hedging & Derivatives Symposium, which will be held virtually November 8 – 9, 2022. ALM First experts will introduce the fundamentals of hedging, show attendees how to develop hedging strategies using derivatives suitable for their institution, and share best practices for implementing hedging & derivatives strategies. This annual event will also include real-time activities that showcase the potential impact of hedging for attendees.

Staff and executives from Finance, Lending and Accounting, ALCO members, and anyone interested in gaining proficiency in hedging with derivatives are encouraged to register. Attendees will expand their knowledge and sharpen practical skills while earning more than 10 CPE credit hours through this exclusive virtual event series.

“In the current environment, it’s more important than ever for financial institutions to understand all the tools available to help them manage interest rate risk,” said Emily Hollis, CFA, CEO of ALM First. “Our team of experts is looking forward to leading this year’s deep dive on hedging & derivatives to share their knowledge, skills and best practices with a wider audience.”

Online registration is now open, with early-bird pricing available through October 21, 2022.

To register or learn more, visit the virtual event website.

About ALM First

ALM First is a strategic partner for depositories, offering an array of financial advisory services. Since 1995, our expertise in asset/liability management, fixed income portfolio management and hedging, has allowed us to deliver deeper insights into financial institutions’ balance sheets, strengthening their financial performance and building efficiencies. With more than $67 billion of investments under management (as of December 31, 2021), ALM First Financial Advisors is an SEC-registered investment advisor, acting as an unbiased third party, offering commission-free, fee-based services to over 300 financial institutions across the country.


“ALM First” is a brand name for a financial services business conducted by ALM First Group, LLC (“ALM First”) through its wholly owned subsidiaries: ALM First Financial Advisors, LLC (“ALM First Financial Advisors”); ALM First Advisors, LLC (“ALM First Advisors”); and ALM First Analytics, LLC (“ALM First Analytics”). Investment advisory services are offered through ALM First Financial Advisors, an SEC registered investment adviser. Access to ALM First Financial Advisors is only available to clients pursuant to an Investment Advisory Agreement and acceptance of ALM First Financial Advisors’ Brochure.

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