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Farin & Associates Enriches ALM Capabilities Urum Urumoglu joins the firm


Fitchburg, August 23, 2012 – Farin & Associates, Inc., one of the leading consulting firms that provides asset/liability management services, retail product-pricing solutions, education, consulting and core deposit studies to financial institutions, announced the addition of Urum Urumoglu to the FARIN team.  As Senior Consultant, Urum Urumoglu will help clients enhance utilization of asset/liability and pricing solutions to improve profitability and customer satisfaction.
Dave Koch, Chief Operating Officer, said “Urum has been a friend of ours for the past 20 years, and we are extremely excited to have him join us to assist our clients in their ALM needs.  His work in our industry, as well as in managing credit risk assessment and overall ALCO experience, will be a great asset to our clients going forward.  The addition of Urum to the FARIN consulting staff represents another example of FARIN’s commitment to bringing clients practical experience in our consulting team.  We look forward to all of the new ideas and experiences that will benefit our customers.
Urum Urumoglu added, “I am very excited to join Farin & Associates; they are a leading Asset/Liability organization that I have known through my entire career and I have the highest respect for their products, services and analytics. Over the years, I have used Farin & Associates’ solutions and services extensively at my various institutions.  I am delighted to bring and support those excellent solutions to banks and credit unions in my new role!”  
Prior to joining Farin & Associates, Urum served as Senior Director, Mortgage Services, for Balance Sheet Solutions. Urum provided consulting to credit unions in the areas of mortgage banking, secondary market operations and asset/liability solutions. He also assisted credit unions in generating additional fee income through finding profitable niches in their mortgage operations, and to expand their mortgage-related product lines and delivery strategies. In addition, Urum provided training and education to credit unions for mortgage hedging and interest risk management strategies, as well as mortgage servicing rights (MSR), applicable accounting issues, and mortgage originations.
Prior to his position at Balance Sheet Solutions, Urum was Director of Finance at the University of Wisconsin Credit Union. Previously, he was CFO and VP-Secondary Marketing at Home Savings Bank.
Urum holds his B.S. in Economics, Accounting and Finance from the University of Istanbul, and his M.B.A. in Finance, Investments and Banking from the University of Wisconsin.  In addition, he has special training and education in the areas of Total Quality Management, investment portfolio management, and asset liability management.
About Farin & Associates, Inc.
Since 1985, FARIN has been providing asset/liability management services, retail product-pricing solutions, education, consulting and core deposit analysis to banks, thrifts, and credit unions nationwide.   With a reputation for thinking ahead of the curve, the FARIN staff continues to take the podium to challenge institutions to learn, think, and grow in their financial management responsibilities.   Our expertise and leadership has been welcomed as a participant, partner, presenter, and exhibitor in many industry conferences, workshops, educational forums, and various Graduate Schools of Banking.  For more information about Farin & Associates, Inc. visit or call 800.236.3724.


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