Upcoming Events

    • February 20, 2020
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • Security National Bank - 1120 S 101st St. Omaha NE
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    Industry Update On The Faster Payments Initiative


      Karen (Sylvester) Nearing, AAP. APRP, CAS, CRCM,        NCP Director, Regulatory Compliance Education EPCOR

    Karen (Sylvester) Nearing is the Director, Regulatory Compliance Education for EPCOR. She joined EPCOR in 2007, fulfilling various positions, including facilitating educational seminars and offering consulting services on payment systems rules. Her primary focus is helping financial institutions navigate the complex world of regulatory compliance.

    Karen stays current on existing and proposed initiatives and laws to support EPCOR member organizations and to provide the highest-quality education. She also assists financial institutions with identifying deficiencies and recommends sound controls based on regulatory guidance.

    Karen began her career in 1994 as a teller and worked her way up to Assistant Vice President at a Kansas City financial institution.  Her vast responsibilities included Bank Secrecy Act and Regulation E compliance, Internet Banking, Wire Transfer and Automated Clearing House (ACH).

    Karen received her Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) designation in 2005, the National Check Payment (NCP) designation in 2012, the Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager (CRCM) in 2015, Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) in 2018 and the Accredited Payments Risk Professional (APRP) in 2019. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Management in 2002 from Baker University.

    Karen is a member of Toastmasters International.  


    Approved for up to  1.2 CTP/CCM recertification credits

    by the Association for Financial Professionals 


    Approved  for up to 1 CPE credit hour

    by the Board of Public Accountancy


    • March 19, 2020
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Approved for up to 1 CPE credit hour by the Board of Public Accountancy

    Approved for up to 1.2 CTP/CCM Recertification Credits by the Association for Financial Professionals

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    • April 16, 2020
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Grant Writing And Financials For A Non-Profit

    Ralston Public Schools Food Pantry Administration will discuss collaboration of local partnerships, budgets, grant writing process and sustainability of the schools non-profit food pantry.  In addition to learning, we will be taking a tour as well with the students that help run the food pantry located at the Ralston High School 8969 Park Dr., Ralston NE

    Dr. Daniel Boster has served students and families through education for more than two decades, with 15 of those years at Ralston High School.  Dr. Boster is the Secondary Instructional Coach for Ralston Public Schools as well as the English Department Chair.  Outside of the academic day, Boster co-sponsors Ralston High School’s chapter of the National Honor Society, which identified a need to support families facing food insecurity in the Ralston schools community.  For two years, Dr. Boster has collaborated with student leaders to both stock and operate a school-based food pantry, and host monthly larger-scale food distributions through the Food Bank for the Heartland.


    Approved for up to 1.5 FP&A recertification credits

    Approved for up to 1.5 CTP/CCM recertification credits

    by the Association for Financial Professionals 

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