Create a healthier BSA program
A regulatory exam isn’t the time to learn that your BSA program is lacking. Even with policies and procedures, internal controls, employee training and automated surveillance monitoring systems in place, it can be challenging to know whether your program is working effectively.
Wipfli’s independent audit and system validation services go beyond a checklist to give you the guidance you need to help ensure that your BSA program is successful.
Our dedicated team provides your financial institution with:
- Real-world experience: Our certified anti-money laundering specialists, certified regulatory compliance managers, and certified AML and fraud professionals have extensive experience working with financial institutions, helping us better understand the realities you face.
- Well-rounded resources: Our professional services and established proficiency in areas including internal audits, compliance, fair lending and staffing provide a holistic approach to your BSA program needs.
We’re ready to help you be confident in your BSA compliance.
Featured Thought Leader
Kristen J. Ferwerda, CRCM
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.
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.
Robin Guthridge, CAMS, CRCM
Robin is the BSA compliance practice leader at Wipfli. In addition to performing BSA examinations and validations of automated surveillance monitoring systems, she provides high-level consultations regarding all aspects of the BSA and assists institutions with post-examination remediation and enforcement-action resolution. Robin is a sought-after speaker for local, state and national industry events and provides customized BSA and deposit compliance training solutions.