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.


4949 Harrison Ave., Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61125-0407

Tel: 815.484.5639

Areas of Focus

  • Regulatory compliance
  • Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) examinations


Financial Institutions
Financial Services


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

Kristen Ferwerda, CRCM

Senior Specialist

Kristen Ferwerda is a member of the financial institutions practice’s regulatory compliance team, where she works with clients to assess the effectiveness of compliance policies, procedures, and practices for both large and small financial institutions. Her well-rounded knowledge and previous experience in bank operations provide clients with the necessary tools to be successful in their endeavors.

  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
Professional Memberships and Activities
  • Phi Theta Kappa - Member