2019 RAAW Conference
August 26-28, 2019 The Westin Copley Place Boston, MA

2019 RAAW Conference

The 2019 RAAW Conference brings perspectives and insights that will strengthen attendees experience in risk management strategy and credit environments. This annual conference hosted and developed by the Farm Credit System Review, Audit and Appraisal Workgroup (RAAW) provides exceptional training, development and networking opportunities. Join your Farm Credit System colleagues and risk management experts for inspiring keynote presentations, hot topic discussions, focused breakout sessions and peer networking opportunities.

At RAAW Conference 2019, gain insight and knowledge into today’s credit, audit, appraisal and risk environment. This conference has an established reputation for delivering a program that’s expert, relevant and valuable to the attendee. Accumulate Experiences at RAAW 2019 in Boston. Leave with strengthened knowledge.

Early Bird Registration: $1,625 (by July 19)
Full Registration: $1,875 (after July 19)

Registration as an attendee for the RAAW Conference is limited to Farm Credit System Employees. If you are a business service provider and would like to attend, you would need to serve as a sponsor. Please contact Heather.Tseng@fccservices.com to inquire about sponsor, exhibitor and supporter opportunities.

New for 2019! We've gone mobile.

The 2019 RAAW Conference mobile app is now available. Go the the App Store or Google Play and search for FCC Services Events and download the app.

Download the instructions.

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Join the online Conference Community at www.facebook.com/events/2322680017952351/. Click "Going" or "Interested" to receive conference updates and speaker announcements.

Hear from 2018 Attendees:

"It was a great conference and certainly worthwhile attending. I feel I am more knowledgeable and aware of risks in my role on my association’s audit committee."

"Great conference this year. Improves every year. You can tell that the work group utilizes survey responses in developing the next year's agenda."

"Another great conference. Well-organized and broad content applicable to many areas of Farm Credit."

We will update this website as more information is available. Send an email to info@fccservices.com and ask to be added to our distribution list so you don't miss any details.

Conference Countdown


RAAW Workgroup

  • Jennifer Thompson, Chair

    SVP Compliance
    Capital Farm Credit, ACA

  • Jake AcMoody

    Director, Credit - Regional Ag East

  • Rick Banes

    Senior Lending Officer
    AgriBank, FCB

  • Staci Brown

    SVP-Director of Internal Audit
    Yosemite Farm Credit, ACA

  • Dennis D. Fike (Retired)

    VP-Chief Service Officer
    Farm Credit of New Mexico, ACA

  • Jeremy Hill, ARA

    VP Appraisals
    Farm Credit Southeast Missouri, ACA

  • Pat Grady

    VP Internal Audit
    Farm Credit Services of America, ACA

  • Terry Hinds

    Chief Risk Officer
    Compeer Financial, ACA

  • Leah Hollifield

    Chief Credit Officer
    ArborOne Farm Credit, ACA

  • Doug Keil

    Chief Credit Officer
    Premier Farm Credit, ACA

  • Steve Leonard

    VP Portfolio Risk Management
    AgFirst Farm Credit Bank

  • Michael Morris

    VP Appraisal
    Compeer Financial, ACA

  • Pete Nguyen

    Farm Credit Bank of Texas

  • Steven Porter

    Appraisal Administrator
    Farm Credit of the Virginias, ACA

  • Joe Valladares

    Chief Audit Officer
    Texas Farm Credit Services

  • Raymond Wagester

    VP, Appraisal Services

  • Wayne Young

    Regional Chief Appraiser
    Capital Farm Credit, ACA

The RAAW Conference provides excellent training and networking for anyone associated with identifying, managing, or controlling risk:

Chief Executive Officers

Chief Credit Officers

Chief Financial Officers

Chief Risk Officers

Credit and Asset Reviewers


Appraisal Officers

Risk Management professionals


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