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William J. McGuire, Ph.D., President & CEO, McGuire Performance Solutions, Inc. to Speak at KC’s Asset Liability Management and Liquidity Risk Management Event

William J. McGuire, Ph.D., President & CEO, McGuire Performance Solutions, Inc. to Speak at KC’s Asset Liability Management and Liquidity Risk Management: Practical Guidance Live Webcast.

New York, NY, September 01, 2012 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that William J. McGuire, Ph.D., President & CEO, McGuire Performance Solutions, Inc. will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Asset Liability Management and Liquidity Risk Management: Practical Guidance.” This event is scheduled for October 3, 2012 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About William McGuire

Dr. William J. McGuire founded MPS in 1995, and brings over 30 years of industry experience to assessing interest rate risk and enhancing balance sheet performance. He provides strategic direction, product development and management expertise to the firm in addition to consulting services. He also conducts the firm’s advanced regulatory education and has served as an expert witness to the FDIC Goodwill Receivership Unit.

Prior to starting MPS, Dr. McGuire was a Senior Vice President at the Sendero Corporation. At Sendero, he had management responsibility for their service bureau, client support area, and the Sendero Institute, and served on the firm’s senior management team.

Before joining Sendero he was a founder and president of Performance Analysis Inc., a Cincinnati-based provider of IRR and CRA service bureau reports. This company was sold to Fiserv Inc., parent of Sendero, in mid-1992.

Dr. McGuire was a Vice President at the Federal Home Loan Institution of Cincinnati from 1987 to 1992. While at the Bank, he served as a member of senior staff, ran the Bank’s IRR service bureau operations, and planned and participated in numerous educational and training sessions. Dr. McGuire also contributed to several regulatory oriented initiatives. The activities included taking a leadership role in the task force that designed the thrift industry’s path breaking IRR requirement, Thrift Bulletin-13. Prior to joining the Bank, Dr. McGuire taught finance and economics at several universities.

Dr. McGuire is a nationally recognized expert on interest rate risk management. He speaks at numerous financial industry forums and contributes many articles to leading publications and is the author of several books on balance sheet management and IRR analysis.

Dr. McGuire has an undergraduate degree in business administration and a Masters degree in economics from Ohio University, Athens, OH. He holds his Ph.D. in economics from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

About McGuire Performance Solutions, Inc.

McGuire Performance Solutions, Inc. (MPS) provides innovative technical answers for financial institution balance sheet management and compliance. MPS services target specific advanced performance and regulatory needs.

MPS services include advanced statistical analyses of institution specific deposit supply, repricing, and term related behaviors, parallel analyses of loan prepayments and paydowns, verification and validation of ALM models and other advanced financial analysis tools, estimates of ASC 820 (FAS 157) compliant core deposit intangible and fair values, goodwill and core deposit intangible testing, and other specialized services.

MPS is a completely objective partner in delivering all of its services. MPS does not sell models or investments or take any referral compensation from model vendors or brokers. Services have been successfully delivered for more than fifteen years to over 750 financial institutions with assets ranging from $50 million to $500 billion, across all charters and models.

MPS is highly respected in the industry, providing education, publications and consulting expertise to entities such as Bank Administration Institute, Financial Managers Society, American Bankers Association and CUNA CFO Council. MPS President and CEO Dr. William J. McGuire is an expert witness for the FDIC and routinely provides ALM training to federal and state regulatory agencies such as the OCC, FFIEC, and FHLB. He also serves on the faculty for the ABA Stonier National Graduate School of Banking. He is published frequently in the industry trade press; recent examples include Bank Asset Liability Management, Bank Accounting and Finance and ABA’s Bank Marketing Magazine.

Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, MPS has been serving financial institutions since 1995.

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Event Synopsis:

In the current economic climate, a potential liquidity crisis is omnipresent. Financial institutions are not immune to this potentially catastrophic event making it essential to have effective Asset liability management (ALM) and liquidity management programs in place. To help finance executives, risk and compliance officers, bank officers and other finance-related professionals cope, the Knowledge Group is assembling a panel of finance experts to offer you practical guidance in formulating and integrating ALM and liquidity management programs into your business models. Speakers will discuss the significant issues of ALM and liquidity risk management in a two-hour LIVE webcast. They will tackle:

- ALM/Liquidity Risk Management Overview
- Sensitivities and Tolerances to Liquidity Risks of Different Financial Models
- Quantitative and Qualitative Techniques for Liquidity Risk Assessment
- Funding Needs and Strategies
- Regulatory Aspects
- Key Takeaways and Best Practices for ALM/Liquidity Management

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