Company

About Us

The staff at TTS has been working with the financial industry since 1983. Total Training Solutions has delivered training in many formats from classroom to web-based.

We have worked exclusively with the financial industry since our founding. Because of this, we understand the needs of training departments in financial institutions and are alert to changes which affect the industry. We maintain a network of consultants throughout the country who serve as subject matter experts when needed.

Our Staff

Mark Bennett

Mark Bennett

President

Mark has been involved in bank training his entire career. He began in a holding company in Southwestern Wisconsin. From there, he traveled the country conducting live seminars for state banking associations. Mark produced dozens of bank training videos and oversaw the transition from video to CD-Rom to Self Paced Online Training. In 2003 Mark introduced webinars to the banking industry. Since that time, TTS has gone on to produce thousands of webinars. Mark received a BBA degree from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater. He also is a graduate of the Bank Marketing School in Boulder, Colorado. Mark resides in Waunakee, WI.

Kyle Bennett

Kyle Bennett

Sr. Vice President

Kyle is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His career in the financial industry started as a Management Trainee with First American Bank in Illinois. Kyle then joined TTS in 2006 and his role has expanded from “Email Marketer” to overseer of all day-to-day functions within the organization. Kyle currently resides in Mt. Prospect, Illinois.

Wesley Kavelaris

Wesley Kavelaris

Product Manager

Wesley joined TTS in 2013 as Product Manager. Initially responsible for The Directors Education Series and TTS’s Conference Streaming and Video Archiving services as well as Customer Service, his role has expanded to include the launch and oversight of CUWebinars.com. A lifelong Wisconsinite and graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison, Wesley enjoys the many outdoor sporting activities Wisconsin offers year-round. An avid hobbyist, Wesley is also a bee keeper, gardener and yoga instructor. 

Dan Heldmann

Dan Heldmann

Business Development Manager

Dan joined TTS in 2015 as the Business Development Manager. His responsibilities include working with partner affiliates, email marketing, and in general making sure TTS provides the very best content to its customers. A lifelong Wisconsinite and graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point, Dan enjoys spending time with his wife and two young boys. As a sports enthusiast, Dan enjoys playing golf and attending live sporting events. Dan resides in Waunakee, WI.

Steve Hueners

Steve Hueners

Developer

Steve began a life-long computer career in the late 1980s when Desktop Publishing was ‘a thing’. He was an early adopter of online publishing and has been involved in web-based instructional systems since 1995.
He has lived in the midwest throughout that career and currently lives in the scenic Mississippi River valley near LaCrosse, Wisconsin.

Jared Cummings

Jared Cummings

Webinar Coordinator

Jared joined TTS in 2017 as Webinar Coordinator. Jared has spent most of his life in Illinois and graduated from Northern Illinois University in 2013. Since then, Jared has picked up a variety of skills such as Customer Service and Website Development. Some of Jared’s favorite hobbies include playing sports such as golf and basketball, watching movies and cooking. Jared currently resides in Hoffman Estates, IL.

Jennifer Stewart

Jennifer Stewart

Bookkeeper

Jennifer is a 2000 graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison. She has experience in the mortgage industry, from processing to underwriting, as well as management and training. Jennifer joined TTS in 2012. Jen lives in Middleton, Wisconsin.

Megan Diehl

Megan Diehl

Bookkeeper

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