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Financial Services Industry Webinar: Do You Know Your Data? 

How to Leverage Data to Understand Your Environment and Drive Success

By 2020, it is estimated that 1.7 megabytes of new information will be created every second for every human on the planet. The financial services industry faces the challenge of how to use the breadth and depth of available data to meet regulators' increasing compliance demands as well as maintain customer trust and improve service.

On Tuesday, April 24, join leaders from the Brown Smith Wallace Financial Services Industry Group and Advisory Services practice to learn how to leverage data to understand your environment and drive success. The webinar topics will include:

  • Changes in financial institutions' environment
  • The rise of data analytics in financial institutions
  • Do you know your data?
  • The real life: Data analytics applied in financial institutions
  • Tools for data analytics

This webinar qualifies for 1 hour of Continuing Professional Education (CPE) credit.*

About the Presenters

Amy Ribick is a Principal in the Advisory Services practice, where she focuses on the Financial Services Industry and provides internal audit services, including compliance and control documentation and testing for clients. 

Bianca Sarrach is a Principal in the Advisory Services practice, where she primarily serves clients in the Financial Services Industry by providing operational and financial business processes to improve process effectiveness and identify growth potentials.

Joe Montes is a Manager in the Advisory Services practice. She is responsible for developing continuous monitoring tools and reporting dashboards to enhance controls and reduce time-intensive manual reviews. She has experience serving the manufacturing, financial services, construction and insurance industries. 


Please complete the form below to register.

Date: Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Time: 12:00 PM to 01:00 PM CST
Location: Online / Webinar
Host/CPE Sponsor: Brown Smith Wallace LLP –
Delivery Method: Group Internet
CPE Credits Earned: 1.0 total credit based on 50-minute hour
Fees/Costs: None – Free to attend
Program Level: Overview – Appropriate for all levels at an organization
Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge
Who Should Attend: All levels of experienced professionals
Prerequisites: None
Advanced Preparation: None
Program Instructor(s):

Amy M. Ribick, CFE, CRMA

Principal – Advisory Services

Brown Smith Wallace

Bianca Sarrach, CIA, CFSA, CRMA

Principal – Advisory Services

Brown Smith Wallace

Joe A. Montes, CFE, ACDA

Manager – Advisory Services

Brown Smith Wallace

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Refunds and Cancellations

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Event Information

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event Type
Live Webinar



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