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Nick Bonnema Minneapolis

150 S 5th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402



Email: nbonnema@wipfli.com

Nick Bonnema, JD, CRCM


Nick Bonnemais a member of the financial institutions practice’s regulatory compliance team at Wipfli LLP. He has more than 10 years of financial institution experience, specializing in regulatory compliance; Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)/Anti-Money Laundering (AML), Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) consulting, and performing validations of automated surveillance monitoring systems; and the mitigation of regulatory risk.

Nick works with financial institutions to address the overall administration of compliance directives, review and make compliance policy and procedure recommendations, and help senior management implement recommendations to meet the changing expectations of the financial services industry and implement post examination remediation and enforcement action resolution. His communication and research skills allow him to understand a client’s specific needs and then use that knowledge to develop and deliver customized, sensible solutions.


  • Juris Doctor
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager

Professional memberships and activities

  • Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) - Member
  • Presenter for regional and state industry organizations

Areas of Focus

  • Regulatory compliance examinations
  • Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Loan Application Register (LAR) data integrity reviews
  • Fair lending performance evaluations
  • Regulatory compliance management and risk assessment consulting
  • BSA examinations
  • Automated surveillance monitoring system validations
  • Customized training presentations


University of North Dakota
  • Bachelor of arts degree in political science and philosophy
William Mitchell College of Law
  • Juris Doctorate