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Registration is now open for our 40th Annual Conference! 

About Us
Data-Driven Solutions
Model Validation & MRM
Asset/Liability Management

There is no better time than now to fine-tune your ALM process with a complimentary Strategy Development Session. We are passionate about learning the specifics of your institution and how DCG can help. 


Key areas of focus may include:

  • Liquidity management amid a banking crisis

  • Deposit pricing and product strategies

  • DCG peer analytics and trends

  • High-performing ALCO best practices and how to prepare for your next exam

  • Interconnectivity of unrealized losses, IRR, liquidity, capital, and survival

  • Early warning systems for managing risk 

  • Strategies for managing through today’s challenging environment

 Try DCG is a simple, no-obligation process. It starts with a conversation and results in actions you can implement now. 

It starts with a conversation about your institution.


ReimagineYour Asset/Liability Management Process

​​​​“This was a great way to get to know DCG.  Engaging dialog and insights shared. We had immediate actions that we could implement.  It didn't take long to know that this was the right relationship.”


Bank or Credit Union

What to expect:

  • Idea sharing between key stakeholders at your institution and DCG
  • 60-90 minute ALM session with a DCG consultant focusing on your data
  • Reviews of policies, ALCO materials, and your critical areas of focus 
  • Address regulatory concerns and potential steps to improve your ALCO process
  • Custom-tailored strategy recommendations for all aspects of your balance sheet 

Your Try DCG Team

Frank Farone

Frank is a Managing Director at Darling Consulting Group, and consults nationwide with CEOs and CFOs of financial institutions to increase earnings through the proactive management of capital, liquidity/funding risk, and interest rate risk. He is a frequent speaker and author on topics such as industry issues and trends, funding solutions, regulatory issues, interest rate risk management, capital management, and derivatives hedging techniques.


Frank was designated a “top-rated” speaker by FMS and is well known for his popular seminar “Turbo Charging Your ALCO Process” having helped thousands of bankers across the country.

Joe Kennerson

Joe is a Managing Director at Darling Consulting Group, where he works directly with senior management teams to build customized balance sheet strategies that improve earnings and manage risk. He strives to be an expert in overall Asset/Liability Management and educates ALCOs on the inevitable balance of financial performance and regulatory appeasement. Joe speaks at dozens of industry association events reaching thousands of bankers every year. He is an expert at helping bring clarity to the complex and delivers a high level of energy to his ALM presentations.

Eric Poulin

Eric is a Senior Consultant at Darling Consulting Group where he assists community financial institutions with the delicate balance of optimizing earnings while prudently managing risk. In this role, he works collaboratively with ALCOs to develop comprehensive strategies related to all aspects of Asset/Liability Management. Eric strives to distill complex concepts into actionable intelligence and delights in bringing education to the industry.

Jeff Croteau

Jeff is an Account Manager at Darling Consulting Group, where he assists financial institution executives in strengthening their Asset/Liability Management (ALM) processes. In this role, he provides custom solutions for managing interest rate risk, liquidity risk, and capital. Jeff is also knowledgeable in the areas of deposit strategies, regulatory compliance, and executive-level education.

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