Beyond Compliance

Preparation and implementation of a CECL-compliant methodology will be time-consuming and expensive, and will be enterprise-wide. That kind of investment should net more than a methodology. It should also be used to drive other decisions and processes. During this session you will learn how to capitalize on your investment in CECL for institution-wide improvements.



Chad Kellar is a partner in Crowe Horwath’s Advisory Services business unit focusing on transaction advisory, valuation, accounting consultation, and model validation services.  Chad is one of the firm’s subject matter experts on the valuation and accounting for financial instruments and is in charge of Crowe’s CECL Implementation Services.

Ben Hoffman is a managing director with KPMG’s Credit Risk Group and leads the firm’s ALLL specialist group in support of KPMG’s external audit clients, and is a co-chair of KPMG’s CECL steering committee.

Vince Milano is a Quality Control Director in the Postlethwaite & Netterville Accounting and Assurance Services Group with extensive experience in generally accepted accounting principles, SEC reporting and PCAOB standards, risk assessments, audits of internal controls, generally accepted auditing standards and litigation support.