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4949 Harrison Ave., Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61108



Email: kferwerda@wipfli.com

Kristen J. Ferwerda, CRCM

Manager, Compliance

Kristen Ferwerda is a member of Wipfli’s financial services practice, where she works with clients to assess the effectiveness of compliance and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) policies, procedures and practices for both large and small financial institutions. With over 14 years of banking experience, she leverages her deep knowledge of BSA and regulatory compliance to provide clients with the necessary tools to be successful in their banking operations.


  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager

Professional memberships and activities

  • Phi Theta Kappa - Member

Areas of Focus

  • Lending and deposit examinations
  • BSA examinations
  • Automated surveillance monitoring system validations
  • High-risk customer review assistance
  • Leading large BSA lookback projects
  • BSA speaking engagements
  • Training for financial institutions


Upper Iowa University
  • Bachelor of science degree in accounting - Graduated cum laude