Credit Risk Institute Overview


Monday, February 5 - Thursday, February 8, 2018

*Note: The final day (Feb. 8) will be a testing day for students. Students are permitted to leave after the test.


Discounted Rate
(By 12/12/2017)
Standard Rate
(After 12/12/2017)
NADCO Member $799 $849
Non-Member $1099 $1149


Course Description


The thorough NADCO Credit Risk Institute will give new and experienced CDC credit analysts the tools needed to effectively analyze small business financial statements and underwrite SBA 504 loans. The Institute begins with an introduction to financial statements, needed for new analysts, and will progressively take students through the principles and concepts contained in the NADCO-created Credit Risk Institute Credit Analysis Model. These principles will be reinforced by intensive case studies. Upon successful completion of the Institute Course work, CDC analysts will receive the NADCO Credit Risk Institute Certification.

The Institute will be structured as follows:
Pre-course study:
Introduction to Financial Statements (Register online!)
Accounting Principles for Credit Analysts (Register online!)
Cash Flow Analysis using Tax Returns (Register online!)

Four-day Class Session:
Online Class Review
The Credit Risk Institute Credit Analysis Model (illustrated using Cases):
  • Prescreening Loan Applications
  • Management Assessment
  • Income Statement Analysis (Ratio, Trend, and Industry Analysis)
  • Balance Sheet Analysis (Ratio, Trend, and Industry Analysis)
  • The Operating Cycle
  • Cash Flow Analysis (“Traditional” and “Indirect” Cash Flow)
  • Personal cash flow analysis
  • Global Cash Flow Analysis (Business and Personal)
  • Start Up and High Growth analysis (Cash budgeting and Projection Analysis)
  • Make your decision (How to write a good credit memorandum)
  • Case Studies (applying the 504 Credit Analysis Model)
  • Review Case
  • Final exam



Instructor Information


John Evans

John Evans began his lending career in May 1983 with West One Bank as a commercial loan officer. In September 1989, he accepted a position as an Assistant Vice-President/Commercial Loan Officer with Zions Bank. During his time with Zions, John was one of the first three loan officers in its SBA 504 Loan Securitization Department, where he became a full time underwriter for SBA 504 loans nationwide. During his time with West One and Zions, he became the highest volume 504 lender in Utah. Before leaving the 504 first mortgage lending world, John transferred again to take over servicing of the Zions Bank Real Estate Department loans, including 504s.

In January 1996, Mountain West Small Business Finance offered John a position as Vice-President in the Servicing Department. Today, he is the President of MWSBF.

John is a member of the NADCO Executive Subcommittee and has been involved for a number of years in the Annual Meeting and Tri-Regional organizing committees. John is also a NADCO instructor for the NADCO Credit Risk Institute course series.


Jason Monnett

Jason Monnett is the Senior Lender & Manager of the Northeast Region for Wisconsin Business Development Finance Corporation. WBD is a private, not-for-profit corporation with offices statewide.

Jason and WBD work with commercial lenders to provide access to the SBA 504 loan program for small businesses. They also assist banks with loan structuring & application packaging for other programs including SBA 7(a).

Jason is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the Wisconsin Bankers Association Commercial Lending School and the Graduate School of Banking at UW-Madison. He is a regular presenter at the Annual Wisconsin Lenders Conference.