Dates of Event & Pricing

$295 for Webinar and Playback*

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  • Thursday, October 22, 2020

  • 2:00 – 3:00 pm (Eastern Time)

  • 1:00 – 2:00 pm (Central Time)

  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm (Mountain Time)

  • 11:00 – 12:00 pm (Pacific Time)


The process of opening (and closing) a financial institution building can be the most vulnerable part of the workday for branch employees. Financial institutions sometimes struggle with the best business practices for opening and closing their financial institutions based on the need for convenience and needs of the staff. This bank branch webinar will take attendees through case studies of failed opening and closing procedures resulting in dangerous situations.  

  • What is the leading practice for opening and closing a financial institution?
  • What tools do financial institution use for performing these procedures?
  • How many employees at a minimum should perform opening and closing procedures? 
  • What other physical security concerns are there when performing these procedures?  

This branch operations webinar will answer these questions and more.

Topics covered:

  • Significant case studies of failed opening and closing procedures
  • Physical security concerns of a financial institution
  • Best business practices for opening/closing and performing other physical access reviews


Who Should Attend?

  • Physical Security Officers
  • Risk Management
  • Fraud Management and support staff
  • BSA Officer and support staff
  • Deposit Operations
  • Compliance Officers and support staff
  • Internal Auditors
  • Senior Management
  • Board of Directors


  • Terri Sands

    Terri Sands

    Secura Risk Management / Founder

    Throughout her career, Terri has served as a leader in the payments and fraud prevention industry, providing education, risk management and compliance consulting and support services geared toward the specific needs of financial organizations. Terri is an Advanced Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist, an At-Risk Adult Crime Specialist and an Accredited ACH Professional. Prior to founding Secura, Terri served as co-founder of Payments Information Circle (PIC), a service organization providing payments industry education, auditing, consulting, resources, and support services to financial organizations throughout the country. Prior to her work at PIC, Terri also served as the President of GACHA, a non-profit, regional payments association where she provided strategic direction for financial institutions in the payments industry. Terri began her career in payments as a Senior Analyst with the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta where she provided training throughout the Sixth District and served on the Federal Reserve ACH Conversion Team that consolidated ACH Services for all branch locations in the Sixth District.


1.0 CPE Credits & 1.2 AAP Credits