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Optimize Your Deposit Pricing Strategies

"Being able to optimize your deposit pricing strategies and your specials is going to help manage your cost of funds in that rising rate cycle." (0:45) 

Joe Kennerson

Managing Director

Data Science

DCG Principal Data Scientist Alissa Earle, PhD shares lessons learned from her work on the NASA New Horizons mission and discusses how DCG's cross-institution data and Data-Driven Solutions are changing the conversation. (1:30)

Case Studies

DCG works with institutions that seek to change their perspectives to enable better business outcomes. Watch to learn more about how DCG Clients are seizing opportunities and solving key challenges.  

Harnessing Data to Better Serve Members

Get to know Members 1st Federal Credit Union, which oversees over $6B in assets with 60 branches across central Pennsylvania. Watch to learn more about how Members 1st relies on insights from DCG's Deposits360°® to power its mission to serve over 500,000 members and their communities. (2:00)

Optimizing Models and Managing Risk

No matter where you are in your model risk management journey, our team of experienced practitioners will help you develop, implement, and optimize your MRM process. 

Maximizing Your CECL Model 
Part 1: Validation

While CECL implementation may be behind us, it’s not time yet for people to put up their feet. Join Hannah Glasrud, DCG Quantitative Consultant, to hear what institutions should do next to maximize the effectiveness of their new CECL model, starting with a comprehensive validation. (2:00)

Maximizing Your CECL Model 
Part 2: Remediation

​In Part 2, DCG Quantitative Consultant Hannah Glasrud continues her discussion of how institutions can maximize the effectiveness of their new CECL models through remediating their validation findings. (2:00)

Maximizing Your CECL Model
Part 3: Risk Ratings

After you’ve launched your CECL model, gotten it validated, and put a remediation plan in place, it’s still not quite time to relax. In Part 3, DCG’s Hannah Glasrud discusses the next step to maximize CECL model effectiveness: risk ratings. (2:00)

IRR Model Validation: A Strategic Priority

Click to hear more from the Darling Consulting Group validation team about what regulators are looking for and how to use IRR Model Validation to your institution's strategic advantage. (2:00)

Getting Started with Model Risk Management

Hear from the DCG model risk management team about the best next steps for organizations that are getting started on a model risk management program, and how to position your program as a strategic advantage. (2:00)

Managing Liquidity Risk in a Volatile Market

The DCG liquidity risk management team shares insights on the pitfalls of homegrown models, major liquidity risk management considerations, and the importance of regular validation to ensure with confidence that models work as intended. (2:00)

Using Technology to Power Strategy

Institutions have no shortage of data – but to leverage it effectively requires insight and quantitative rigor. To build better strategy, anticipate customer trends, and make more nimble decisions, institutions must bring their data to life.

Mastering the Art of Deposit Pricing Strategy with Deposits360°

Understanding how deposit pricing decisions affect balance activity is one of the great challenges facing institutions today – with a significant impact on margins. Deposits360° helps attack that challenge by forecasting the volume and cost impact of deposit pricing decisions. (2:00)

Learn More About Deposits360°

It’s more important now than ever to not rely on gut instinct and dated deposit patterns for decision making. With Deposits360°, your institution can harness data to create actionable insights. Watch our video to learn more.  (2:00)

Deposit Cannibalization

DCG Managing Director Joe Kennerson shares insights into one of the greatest threats to margin during a rising rate cycle. (2:00)

Optimize Your Deposit Pricing Strategies

"Being able to optimize your deposit pricing strategies and your specials is going to help manage your cost of funds in that rising rate cycle." (0:45) 

Joe Kennerson

Managing Director

Looking Forward to Drive Stability

DCG Managing Director Bill Guthrie shares how Deposits360° enables institutions to create forward-looking forecasts to strategically study their deposits and drive stability while lowering funding costs. (2:00)

Data Is One of the Biggest Challenges

"It's very difficult for banks to get industry-level data at the account level where you actually need it to do deeper dives into the analytics." (:36)

Bill Guthrie

Managing Director

Data Science

DCG Principal Data Scientist Alissa Earle, PhD shares lessons learned from her work on the NASA New Horizons mission and discusses how DCG's cross-institution data and Data-Driven Solutions are changing the conversation. (1:30)

Learn More About Loan Prepayments360°™

An interactive, web-based tool that supports institution-specific prepayment assumptions while providing a strategic advantage for senior lenders. (2:45)

Creating Differentiating Value with Technology

"We ensure that we are nimble and responsive by trying to continually improve  our processes and ensure that we can adopt technology very quickly. This allows us to be innovative and pivot." (2:15)

Jay Wright

Executive Director, Technology

Changing the Conversation with Banks & Credit Unions

Hear from DCG President & CEO Matt Pieniazek about DCG's approach to serving banks and credit unions and why changing the conversation matters most. (1:45)

Our core values guide everything we do.

DCG's Chief HR/Finance Officer Donna Harris shares how DCG's culture is grounded in our core values of Integrity, Quality, Teamwork, and Success.  (2:20)

Meet the Financial Analyst Team

"I started here as an analyst and over the years I noticed that mentorship was a huge part of the development here. And so through a series of mentors and coaches, I was not only trained up, but pushed to try new and different things throughout the organization." (2:45)

Michael Mitchell
​Managing Director

Creating Differentiating Value with Technology

"We ensure that we are nimble and responsive by trying to continually improve  our processes and ensure that we can adopt technology very quickly. This allows us to be innovative and pivot." (2:15)

Jay Wright

Executive Director, Technology

About DCG

For over 40 years, Darling Consulting Group’s only business has been to help banks and credit unions think differently. We change the conversation so our clients can most effectively manage their balance sheets and rely on their risk management models with confidence. Our teams bring clarity to the complex.

Working at DCG

Be a part of a team that is a recognized leader in serving community banks and credit unions. At the heart of our culture are smart, passionate, talented professionals who work hard for our clients’ success. We are committed to ensuring that every colleague is heard, developed, and has support and coaching to thrive in their professional careers at DCG.  

Get to Know the DCG Software Engineering Team

"DCG takes mentoring and learning in general very seriously. There's a strong emphasis on allowing our people to learn the skills they need to succeed. What's really great is the amount of collaboration we have." (2:15)

Mat Leger
Principal Software Engineer

Meet Kat Anzalone, Financial Analytics

“Daily interactions with clients and colleagues immerse me in the real world of banking.  I'm always learning and growing.” (2:15)

Katarina Anzalone

Financial Analytics Supervisor

Meet Sam Chen, Quantitative Risk Analysis & Strategy

“My clients range from community banks to some of the largest financial institutions. The work I do has a real impact on their operations and strategy.” (1:50)

Sam Chen

Quantitative Consultant

Meet Andy Mitchell, Product Solutions

"Everyone at DCG has a voice and is valued." (2:20)

Andrew Mitchell

Product Solutions Consultant

Meet Alissa Earle, PhD, Principal Data Scientist

"The same principles that apply to trying to study the surface of Pluto can be applied to community bank data." (1:00)

Principal Data Scientist

Meet Darnell Canada, Advisory Consulting

"At DCG everyone has access to leadership and opportunities to cultivate client relationships." (1:30)

Darnell Canada

Managing Director

Meet Cortney Netrotti, Product Solutions

“The teamwork and client-first focus at DCG is inspiring.” (1:30)

Cortney Negrotti

Senior Product Manager

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