Federal Employee Benefits Advocates (FEBA) is focused on educating Federal agencies and their employees about Federal benefits.

Our objective is to provide the education Federal employees need to make more informed decisions regarding their retirement and risk management benefits.

FEBA accomplishes this by conducting seminars using content developed by FEBA’s experts on Federal employee benefits in the various retirement systems.

Seminar content is delivered by highly qualified FEBA instructors with years of experience in full- or half-day training sessions or agency specific formats.

Federal Employee Benefits Advocates (FEBA) is a national educational company for financial professionals and Federal agencies and is headquartered in the Denver, CO area. FEBA is not affiliated with, endorsed by, or sponsored by the Federal Government or any U.S. Government agency. FEBA is not a broker-dealer, investment advisory firm, insurance company or agency, and does not provide investment or insurance-related advice or recommendations.

Participation in a seminar training event is voluntary and at the sole discretion of the invited individual. All materials contained in this website are licensed for use by Federal Employee Benefits Advocates, LLC and are the property of Federal Benefits Employee Advocates, LLC. Copyright and other intellectual property laws protect these materials.

Reproducing, altering, distributing or copying these materials, without the express written consent of Federal Employee Benefits Advocates, LLC, is prohibited. Reproduction of the materials, in whole or in part, in any manner, without the prior written consent of the copyright holder, is a violation of copyright law of the United States. (17 U.S.C. 101 et seq.)

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact founder K Shawn McCoy. kshawn@febadvocates.com or (720) 432-3331.

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.

David Kramer

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.

Shayne Batterson

Account Manager

Shayne has worked in the Federal Adviser space for over a decade.  FEBA’s most recent addition, she brings her knowledge of the industry, it’s best practices, and it’s numerous idiosyncrasies to help us craft the most valuable and informative curriculums for our clients.

Nicol Ray

Marketing Manager

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.

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..

Nick Woodward

Online Strategist

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.

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