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Why pursue your CCTS designation?

Consider these professional benefits and values of certification:

Career Enhancement

Differentiate yourself with a credential that sets the standard of professional expertise in the corporate trust industry. Learn more about the value of certification to you and your institution.

Continuing Education (CE) Database

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

New CCTS 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 $249. Please use the Referral Form.

CCTS Discount

Get special pricing for registration to the ABA/ABA Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference.


CCTS Advisory Board

ABA works with industry leaders to maintain and advance the CCTS credential.

  • Lara Stevens, CCTS (Chair), Vice President, UMB Bank, NA
  • Debi Dehan, CCTS, Senior Vice President, Regions Bank

Keep Me Informed

Get information on upcoming webinars, deadlines, and other developments for Certification.