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Stephanie Jennings Rockford

4949 Harrison Ave., Suite 300
Rockford, IL 61108



Email: stephanie.jennings@wipfli.com

Stephanie Jennings, CRCM, CCBTO


Stephanie Jennings is a manager in Wipfli’s financial institutions practice. She has more than 20 years of experience in banking, including enterprise risk management, BSA and regulatory compliance, as well as information security and debt collections. Stephanie has an extensive background in regulatory compliance and is responsible for providing regulatory compliance audits and consulting services to financial institutions with assets ranging from $40 million to over $15 billion.

Stephanie provides consulting and advisory services to support bank and non-bank clients through the challenging regulatory environment and industry trends. She works directly with the board of directors, executive management and staff to create and enhance the overall risk and compliance program and provides training to all levels. Stephanie works with de novo, regional and international banks across the country as a compliance and Bank Secrecy Act (BSA) officer, managing regulatory compliance, enterprise risk, BSA and information security.


  • Certified Regulatory Compliance Manager
  • Certified Community Bank Information Technology Officer

Professional memberships and activities

  • Chicagoland Compliance Association (CCA) – Vice president
  • Northern Illinois Compliance Association (NICA) – Member
  • Institute of Certified Bankers (ICB) – Member
  • Speaker/presenter for industry group events, including the Chicagoland Compliance Association (CCA), Illinois Credit Union League, Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) and Pacific Coast Bankers Bank (PCBB)

Areas of Focus

  • Regulatory compliance
  • BSA/Anti-Money Laundering (AML) compliance
  • Title 31 compliance examinations
  • Compliance management systems
  • Fair lending
  • Debt collections


Rasmussen College
  • Bachelor of science degree in business administration