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Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP) Benefits

Why pursue your CERP certification?

Consider these professional benefits and member values:

Position Yourself as an Enterprise Risk Leader

The Certified Enterprise Risk Professional (CERP) designation has been designed exclusively for risk management professionals within the banking industry, and measures knowledge across several domains and categories, including credit risk, financial and non-financial risks.


Continuing Education (CE) Database

CERPs can identify relevant professional development options quickly and easily with the Certification Manager, which highlights programs that have been approved for CE credit.

New CERP Referral Incentives

Refer one person who applies for a certification exam in a given calendar year, and ABA will waive your certification renewal fee for the next calendar year, up to $275. Please use the Referral Form.

CERP Discounts

CERPs receive special pricing for registration to the following events:

​Questions? Please contact ABA Certifications for more information.


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 Advisory Board


ABA works with industry leaders in the enterprise risk field to maintain and advance the CERP credential.

Yasmine Anavi, CERP
EVP, Senior Credit Officer
Wells Fargo Cards and Retail Services

Gareth Davies, CERP
Global Head of Risk Ops & Tech

Bill Kugler, CERP
Chief Market & Liquidity Risk Officer
Capital One

Jason Painley, CERP
Chief Financial Officer
Mechanics Bank

Ryan Rasske, CAFP, CERP
SVP, Risk & Compliance
American Bankers Association