Association Profile

Founded in 1985, The Fiduciary and Investment Risk Management Association, Inc. (FIRMA) is the leading provider of fiduciary and investment risk management education and networking opportunities the global fiduciary and investment management services industries.  FIRMA is a member-driven organization whose three-fold mission is to:

  • Provide comprehensive risk management knowledge and support through training opportunities and networking forums;
  • Promote exemplary professional conduct and high ethical standards in the practice of audit, compliance, risk management, and regulatory supervision; and
  • Address emerging issues in the global fiduciary and asset management risk environment.

Compliance and risk management issues have become increasingly complex.  Professionals who understand and appreciate the challenges associated with these existing and emerging issues insist on specialized education to assist them in performing critical responsibilities.  One of the greatest strengths of the organization is that the Board and its Committees are comprised of members who play key roles in their institution’s daily management of enterprise risks. This involvement provides FIRMA members with the most relevant information and insights pertaining to the latest issues involving fiduciary and investment management risks.

Key Benefits of Membership

FIRMA sponsored conferences and training seminars allow attendees to hear nationally renowned speakers discuss key issues, gain insight on emerging risks and trends, and develop a long-lasting network with peers and key business leaders.  FIRMA members receive substantial pricing discounts for learning opportunities, which provide savings in excess of the cost of membership.  Additionally, members are entitled to discounted enrollment for programs offered by partner organizations, which have been designed to complement the training offered by FIRMA.  FIRMA provides members with a variety of other valuable benefits, including comprehensive regulatory updates and access to our quarterly magazine, the FIRMA FORUM. 

  • We encourage you to learn more about these benefits and join today!