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Confidently develop hedging strategies for your financial institution.

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Offer more sophisticated fixed-rate loan solutions while managing interest rate risk.

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Market Update: Strategies for Volatile Markets

In our most recent market update webinar, our experts discussed the current market and highlighted strategies that are being executed by our balance sheet risk management clients. Our team shared perspective on the interest rate risk concerns of financial institutions and reviewed the unique challenges and the opportunities being faced in today’s volatile market.

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Back-to-Back Swap Program Benchmark Statistics Report

Interested in seeing how your interest rate swap program stacks up relative to your peers? Perhaps your financial institution is not yet using swaps to win more commercial loan business, but would find value in reviewing and analyzing Chatham's Back-to-Back Swap Program Benchmark Statistics Report.

Meet our team

Our team of former community bankers have walked in your shoes.

  • Ben Lewis

    Managing Director
    Head of Sales

    Financial Institutions | Denver, CO

    Ben Lewis is a Managing Director and Global Head of Sales for our Financial Institutions team. He leads business development efforts in the Western U.S. and works with depositories helping them manage interest rate risk.
  • Bob Newman

    Managing Director

    Financial Institutions | Kennett Square, PA

    Bob Newman is a Managing Director in Chatham’s Financial Institutions business and brings nearly 40 years of experience in banking and currently advises community and regional banks in the Mid-Atlantic region.
  • David Sweeney

    Managing Director

    Financial Institutions | Kennett Square, PA

    Dave Sweeney is a Managing Director in Chatham’s Financial Institutions team and leads our business development efforts in the Midwest where he advises financial institutions on hedging strategies.
  • Mike Bilello


    Financial Institutions | Denver, CO

    Mike Bilello is a Director on Chatham’s Financial Institutions team focusing on business development efforts in the Midwest and strives to make hedging easy to understand for his clients.

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Chatham Hedging Advisors, LLC (CHA) is a subsidiary of Chatham Financial Corp. and provides hedge advisory, accounting and execution services related to swap transactions in the United States. CHA is registered with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) as a commodity trading advisor and is a member of the National Futures Association (NFA); however, neither the CFTC nor the NFA have passed upon the merits of participating in any advisory services offered by CHA. For further information, please visit

Transactions in over-the-counter derivatives (or “swaps”) have significant risks, including, but not limited to, substantial risk of loss. You should consult your own business, legal, tax and accounting advisers with respect to proposed swap transaction and you should refrain from entering into any swap transaction unless you have fully understood the terms and risks of the transaction, including the extent of your potential risk of loss. This material has been prepared by a sales or trading employee or agent of Chatham Hedging Advisors and could be deemed a solicitation for entering into a derivatives transaction. This material is not a research report prepared by Chatham Hedging Advisors. If you are not an experienced user of the derivatives markets, capable of making independent trading decisions, then you should not rely solely on this communication in making trading decisions. All rights reserved.