Robert E. Kafafian
President & CEO
Kafafian Group Inc.
Mr. Kafafian is President & CEO of The Kafafian Group, a finance,
strategy, and operations consulting firm that specializes in performance
measurement, profitability outsourcing, strategic and capital planning,
regulatory assistance, process/profit improvement, and investment banking
advisory services for the financial industry.
Over the past thirty-five years he has consulted with and advised over 500
financial institutions in over forty states. He was instrumental in the
design and development of a nationally established bank profitability software
product and recognized as a leader in the performance measurement field of the
He is a frequent speaker and writer on a variety of banking subjects and
often quoted in banking periodicals. He teaches at the Pennsylvania
Bankers Association’s Advanced School of Banking, Pennsylvania Bankers
Association’s School of Banking, the AMIfs Institute, America’s Community
Bankers Center for Financial Studies, the Stonier Graduate School of Banking,
the American Bankers Association’s School of Bank Marketing and Management, the
Maryland Bankers Association’s Advanced School of Bank Management, and the New
York Bankers Association Management School for Career Development.
Mr. Kafafian received his B.A. degree in Business/Economics from Moravian
College, and his M.B.A. in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University. He
is Past President of the Board of Directors of the Association for Management
Information in Financial Services (AMIfs), a member of the Financial Managers
Society Strategic Issues Council, and is an active Board member of a number of
other corporations, professional, community, and academic organizations.
He has written a book, published by AMIfs titled, KEYS TO COMMUNITY BANK
SUCCESS/"Utilizing Management Information to Make Informed Decisions."