Are You Ready for the Next Recession? Part 3
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Part three of Dr. Rick Buczynski's “Flying Blind” webinar series, Be Alert as the Credit Cycle Grows Old: Opportunities and Challenges for Commercial Lending offers guidance on the opportunities and challenges facing commercial lending. Hosted by IBISWorld Lead Editor, Kieran Newton, Buczynski is also joined by special guest, Dev Strischek, former SVP and Senior Credit Policy Officer at SunTrust Banks.  

In this webinar you’ll learn: 

  • How the growth in government, household and corporate debt and trade tensions affect portfolio risk. 
  • How to identify emerging areas of danger and relative comfort zones for commercial lending moving forward. 
  • An analysis of the economic, financial and political environment leading up to the impending recession. 
  • And much more!  


**Attendees are eligible for RMA CRC Credit 

Richard J. Buczynski, Ph.D.
Sr. VP & Chief Economist, IBISWorld

Dr. Richard Buczynski is the executive responsible for IBISWorld’s commercial banking, financial and risk rating practice. Prior to joining IBISWorld Rick spent over 20 years with Nobel Laureate in Economics Professor Lawrence Klein’s team of researchers at Wharton Econometrics (WEFA) – affiliated at the time with the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton Business School.  

Buczynski received his BA, MA and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the State University of New York. At the SUNY/Buffalo campus, he served as lecturer of economics, statistics and monetary theory in the late-1970s.

Dev Strischek
Principal of Devon Risk Advisory Group

Dev Strischek is a speaker, instructor, adviser and writer on credit risk and commercial banking. A member of the Financial Accounting Standards Board’s Private Company Council, Strischek serves as a representative to the Credit Losses Transition Resource Group. As SVP and Senior Credit Policy Officer for SunTrust Banks, Strischek was responsible for developing, implementing and administering credit policies for the bank’s wholesale lines of business. A graduate of Ohio State University and the ABA Stonier Graduate School of Banking, Strischek earned his MBA from the University of Hawaii. He now serves as an instructor at various institutions including ABA’s Stonier Graduate School of Banking and has written over 200 articles on topics including credit risk management for various business professional journals. 

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