Kelly Hageman, Cindy Thoennes, Donny Wilson join WBA, Inc.

The Wisconsin Bankers Association (WBA) is pleased to announce the hires of Kelly Hageman, Cindy Thoennes, and Donny Wilson to its subsidiaries, which offer quality, cost-effective products and services to banks. 

“I’m very happy to welcome Kelly, Cindy, and Donny to our team,” said Rose Oswald Poels, WBA president and CEO. “They bring an outstanding set of talents and dedication to customer service that will help support the business needs of the banking industry.” 

Kelly Hageman has joined the Wisconsin Bankers Association – Employee Benefits Corporation (WBA–EBC) as account administrator. Hageman comes to WBA–EBC from the Wisconsin Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and has past experience in employee benefits with an emphasis on corporate wellness promotion. Hageman is a graduate of UW-Madison with a bachelor’s degree in dairy science. 

Cindy Thoennes has joined FIPCO as accounts receivable and administrative specialist. Thoennes brings over 14 years of experience working in accounts receivable roles and working with the banking industry. In her new position, Thoennes will assist FIPCO customers with product and service orders, contracts, and billings. Thoennes is new to Wisconsin, coming from Kansas City, Missouri, and currently resides in Fall River.  

Donny Wilson has joined FIPCO as vice president – business development. Wilson has previous experience working with the banking industry, technology sales, and is known for his professionalism and transparency when working with customers. With FIPCO, Wilson will assist in providing effective and compliant services to Wisconsin and nearby states. Wilson is a graduate of Iowa State University with a bachelor’s degree in zoology and currently resides in Altoona, Iowa.

Cindy Thoennes


About the Wisconsin Bankers Association 

Founded in 1892, WBA is the state’s largest financial industry trade association, representing more than 200 commercial banks and savings institutions, their branches, and over 35,000 employees. The Association represents banks of all sizes in Wisconsin, and nearly 98 percent of banks in the state are WBA members. 

About FIPCO 

FIPCO® is a customer-centric company serving financial institutions, their communities, and their customers with the highest ethics and professionalism for over 30 years. FIPCO delivers innovative solutions, provides advice, and effectively solves compliance and technology challenges for their clients. Over 45 percent of the banks in Wisconsin currently use FIPCO’s Compliance Concierge software, and many more rely on their IT Audit & Security Services and ShareFI Compliance & Management Consulting Services to assist them in protecting their customers. 

About WBA Employee Benefits Corporation 

WBA EBC was founded in 1982 to market and administer insurance programs for WBA members and their customers. EBC’s primary focus is the administration and marketing of the Wisconsin Bankers Association Insurance Trust (WBAIT), which provides employee benefits coverage to bank members of the WBA and their employees, including health, life, and disability coverages.