Meet the Team
K Shawn McCoy
President & Director of National Development
Mr. McCoy began his career in the financial services industry over 28 years ago. He began his career in Carrolton, Texas working with Federal employees with MetLife. Over the years he has held many positions in the financial services industry including Management Roles, Group Sales, Compliance, and Wholesaler. During that time, Shawn developed and presented public seminars on various financial and investment topics. He also spoke to thousands of representatives and organizations about insurance and investments.
Shawn is an experienced seminar speaker and trainer who travels throughout the United States conducting workshops for employees of all agencies of the Federal Government to help them take advantage of the retirement, life, health, and other benefits provided to them by the U.S. Government. Over the last 8 years he has spoken to over 15,000 Federal Employees. Shawn also works closely with local financial advisors to provide additional resources and comprehensive training for those who want to enhance their knowledge of the Federal benefits programs.
Mr. McCoy is a former licensed Life, Health and Accident agent in the state of Colorado. In addition, he is also a former registered representative holding a Series 7 and 63, a registered principal with a Series 24 and an Investment Advisor representative with a Series 65. He currently resides in Parker with his daughters, Murphy and Bailey.
Senior Business Development Director – Western Division
I bring over thirty-five years of industry experience to the table. I began my long career as a broker and Vice President for major wire houses, including Merrill Lynch and EF Hutton/Shearson. Eventually I worked as Sales and Compliance Principal for a boutique Investment Banking firm in Scottsdale, AZ.
Then found my true passion as a working for State Street Research funds, and remained there for over 11 years. State Street merged with another Investment Company and I found himself commodities broker and then Territorial Director for a firm putting real estate into qualified plans, before joining Commonwealth in 2007, a leasing alternative platform and becoming National Sales Director.
Over the years I’ve taken numerous sales certification classes and seminars. I am a trained and skilled public speaker in financial services I have three children, all adults in various pursuits. I spent most of my years as a resident of Arizona, however, I lived and worked in Venice Beach, CA for 12 years. I enjoy a multitude of outdoor activities, yoga, and traveling to far and exotic places.
Wendie Batterson has spent the last 7 years delivering employee retirement benefit presentations to agencies within the federal government. She has successfully explained complicated benefit systems by breaking them down into easily understood learning blocks. She bringing with her over 25 years of experience in public speaking.
Wendie holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in French, English and Education from Grove City College, a Master of Arts degree in Counseling from Ball State University and a Master of Arts degree in Management—Human Resources from Webster College. She is an active volunteer with Memories in the Making ®, an art program through the Alzheimer’s Association, and with Horseback Miracles, an equine-assisted sensory therapy program for at risk adolescents in Colorado.
Nicol has spent the last 20 years working with ad agencies and print houses, all while owning her own business. An out-going, fun-loving person with her attitude reflecting on all of her work. Nicol received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington, majoring in Graphic Communication.
Nick has worked for 10 years crafting online and offline solutions for clients of various sizes in numerous markets. He is currently working to bring FEBA to the broadest array of potential clients with a website, email blasts, and selective social media strategy. When not working he enjoys skiing, hiking, and many of Colorado’s natural hot springs.
Tania Myers, MSA, CMA
Tania has spent the past 15 years in accounting and financial reporting for various businesses and industries. Tania received her MSA from Regis University in 2013 and then received her Certificate of Management Accounting shortly after. She is a native of Colorado and enjoys running in her free time..
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