Partners and Associates

Partners and Associates

A hybrid team of accountants, advisors, and consultants whose collective experience and diverse backgrounds ignite ideas, reconfigure approaches, and recommend strategies and innovative solutions for our clients.

Maureen Fassbinder
St. Paul

8665 Hudson Blvd. North
St. Paul, MN
55042

Tel: 651.766.2853
Email: mfassbinder@wipfli.com

Areas of Expertise

  • Regulatory compliance consulting
  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) consulting
  • Internal audit consulting
  • Risk assessments
  • Independent examinations
  • Training

Industries

Financial Institutions
Financial Services

Education

University of Wisconsin-River Falls
  • Bachelor of science degree in English

Maureen Fassbinder, CRCM, CRMA

Partner

With more than 25 years of banking experience and an in-depth focus on internal audit, compliance, Anti-Money Laundering/Bank Secrecy Act (AML/BSA) requirements, and enterprise risk assessment, Maureen Fassbinder has developed an extensive base of knowledge and provides expert consultation services relevant to managing these functions within financial institutions.  

As a former community bank compliance officer and internal auditor, in addition to her consulting role at Wipfli, Maureen’s background includes significant experience in designing, implementing, and monitoring internal audit programs and compliance management systems in small, medium, and large financial institution settings.  This experience has allowed her to develop strong advisory, training, analysis, and operational skills, which she puts to good use serving the needs of her clients.

Maureen’s career background gives her firsthand knowledge of the day-to-day operations of financial institutions and insight into what examiners expect from well-managed compliance and internal control programs.

Certifications
  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • Certified in Risk Management Assurance
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) - Member
  • The Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) - Member
  • Minnesota Bankers Association (MBA) - Member and speaker
  • Independent Community Bankers of Minnesota (ICBM) - Member and speaker
  • Wisconsin Bankers Association - Member and speaker
  • Chippewa Valley Bankers Association - Member and speaker
  • Hudson Lions Club - Member
  • Hudson Community Foundation - Board membe

Recent Insights

Articles

New Year, New BSA Focus?
Mar 02, 2017

Blogs

Lighten Your Workload
Dec 07, 2017

Get the Team on Board!
Mar 30, 2016