Webinar: The Letter of Credit Opportunity

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

3:00 - 4:00 PM Central

Join us Wednesday, September 13 at 3:00 PM CST as we explore the balance sheet benefits and variety of applications for an FHLB Des Moines Letter of Credit.

In this webinar, we will walk through: 

  • Overview of Letter of Credit solutions for i) Public Unit Deposit securitization as well as ii) counterparty confirmation guarantees on behalf of members and their customers
  • Improving liquidity metrics with Letters of Credit
  • Case studies showcasing successful balance sheet management practices when utilizing Letters of Credit

Whether you are a new to the Letter of Credit opportunity or an experienced user, the webinar will provide a comprehensive insight into both Standby and Confirming Letters of Credit in current market conditions. 

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John Biestman

John Biestman

VP/Senior Relationship Manager,  FHLB Des Moines

John joined the Federal Home Loan Bank System in 2003. He started out with FHLB Seattle and transitioned over to FHLB Des Moines with the merger.

John is currently a vice president, senior relationship manager in the Member Solutions Department, where he works with our regional bank members in the western region.

John is a highly regarded financial strategist, speaker and writer. He is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). John has more than 40 years of national and international financial experience, including leadership positions at Barclays Capital, First Interstate Bank and Dean Witter Reynolds.

He holds a Master’s in business administration from the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University and a Bachelor’s in political science and economics from the University of California, Los Angeles.