November 14, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Paragon Bank
3535 Glenwood Avenue
$250 (Early Bird - 10/31) / $300 (Regular - after 10/31)
Brianna Reeder


This program is being presented by the experts at Crowe LLP, who will guide attendees through auditing the lending function, auditing mortgage banking functions, and how to effectively communicate the audit results.

Confirmed topics include:

  • Overview of the Lending Fuction
  • Analysis of Lending Sub-Processes
  • Internal Audit Objectives and Procedures:
    • Commercial, Consumer, Real Estate, Credit Card
    • Letters of Credit
    • Default Management
  • Overview of the Mortgage Lending, Secondary Marketing, and Servicing Functions
  • Analysis of Mortgage Lending, Secondary Marketing, and Servicing Sub-Processes
  • Mortgage Lending, Secondary Marketing, and Servicing of Internal Audit Objectives
  • Mortgage Lending, Secondary Marketing, and Servicing Internal Audit Procedures
  • Mortgage Fraud
    • Fraud Statistics
    • Fraud Schemes
    • Fraud Prevention
  • “Top Ten” Techniques for Verbal Presentations
  • Audit Report Structure
  • Elements of an Audit Finding

You won’t want to miss this engaging and informative session!


Matthew Davis – Senior Manager, Crowe LLP

Matthew Davis is a Senior Manager in Crowe LLP’s Financial Institutions Risk Consulting practice.  He is responsible for managing internal audit engagements; overseeing the design and testing of SOX and FDICIA control environments; facilitating enterprise risk management projects; leading data analysis projects and continuous data monitoring; as well as providing assistance and guidance to clients on a wide range of risk related issues. His thought leadership developments have ranged from topics relating to third party risk management to recommendations regarding the most recent COSO 2013 release. Matthew is also a frequent speaker to industry groups and professional associations. He has presented on a wide range of topics including COSO, Enterprise Risk Management, SOx, and Internal Audit. His client experience ranges from small de novo banks to large multi-billion asset sized financial institutions.



Mike Thomas – Partner, Crowe LLP

Mike Thomas is a Partner in Crowe LLP’s Financial Institution Risk Consulting practice in the Southeastern United States.  He has over 35 years of broad-based experience, specializing in the financial services industry.  Mike’s responsibilities include advising clients in areas such as risk management, fraud prevention and quality assurance assessments.  In addition, he coordinates contract services for internal audit, loan review and compliance outsourcing at financial institutions, as well as working with clients to re-engineer their internal audit, risk management and fraud prevention functions.  Prior to joining Crowe LLP, Mike was an Internal Audit Services Director for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and served as Vice President & Audit Group Manager for SunTrust Banks, Inc., a $200 billion bank holding company.

Mike is a frequent lecturer on internal audit, risk management, fraud prevention and banking related topics.  He is a Distinguished Faculty Member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, an Adjunct Faculty Member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners and has been an instructor for the Bank Administration Institute, the Financial Manager’s Society, the Credit Union National Association, the America Bankers Association and the Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Tennessee and Florida Banker’s Associations.  Mike is a member of the Institute of Internal Auditors, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (including the Georgia Society) and the Bank Administration Institute.


The NCBA has secured a discounted rate of $149/night for our attendees at the North Raleigh Hilton. To secure this discounted rate, please use the link below. This rate includes Lofton’s breakfast and complimentary transportation to and from the North Hills Mall. The hotel is located two miles away from the NCBA.

Please note that attendees are responsible for securing their hotel reservations.

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