Partners and Associates

Maureen Fassbinder St. Paul

8665 Hudson Blvd. North
Lake Elmo, MN 55042




Maureen Fassbinder, CRCM, CFSA, CRMA


With more than 35 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.


  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • Certified Financial Services Auditor
  • 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 member

Areas of Focus

  • Regulatory compliance consulting
  • BSA consulting
  • Internal audit consulting
  • Risk assessments
  • Independent examinations
  • Training


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

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