Charlotte, NC (PRWEB) November 15, 2007
Performance improvement specialist to the financial services industry, Omega Performance, has appointed Dr. Jerry Crigger to the newly created position of senior consultant, credit and risk management. Dr. Crigger joins Omega Performance after more than 32 years of building financial services expertise in commercial lending and risk management with such financial institutions as Wachovia, SouthTrust Bank, BancBoston Financial, and American National Bank.
"Dr. Crigger is a recognized industry expert in the credit and risk management fields, and brings a wealth of knowledge and capabilities to our clients. Whether it's advising the 'C-suite' or helping to improve the skills of frontline credit employees, Dr. Crigger helps clients produce tangible results," said Margie Kensil, Omega Performance senior vice president, director of services and ITF. "Together with our other credit and risk management experts, Dr. Crigger will help our clients increase lending efficiency, improve loan quality, reduce risk, and strengthen their client relationships for greater revenue growth and profitability."
Dr. Crigger is spearheading the development of Omega Performance's Advanced Business Finance curriculum, scheduled for release in 2007. These advanced lending and credit courses will focus on Corporate Finance, Advanced Cash Flow, Financing the Service Industry, and Loan Syndications. In addition to his consulting work with Omega Performance, Dr. Crigger has held faculty positions with more than a dozen banking schools and universities throughout the United States.
Dr. Crigger is a member of the faculty at The Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, The Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington, The Graduate Commercial Lending School at Southern Methodist University, the Southeastern School of Commercial Lending at Vanderbilt University, and The Graduate School of Banking of the South at Louisiana State University.
Dr. Crigger's university faculty appointments include Belmont University, School of Economics and Finance; Middle Tennessee State University, School of Economics and Finance; and Tennessee State University, School of Economics and Finance.
About Omega Performance
Omega Performance has enabled more than 2,500 firms worldwide to drive and sustain improved business results. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Informa plc (INF on the London Stock Exchange), the leading international provider of specialist information and services for the academic and scientific, professional, and commercial business communities. Informa has over 150 offices in more than 40 countries and employs over 7,000 staff around the world. Omega Performance is headquartered in Charlotte, N.C., USA, with major offices in Australia, Canada, China, Greece, New Zealand, Nigeria, Singapore, South Africa, and the United Kingdom. To learn more, visit http://www.omega-performance.com.
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