shaking hands Associated Banc-Corp has announced several senior level staffing appointments. Associated is looking forward to the growth and development that the new colleagues will provide to the bank. Each addition has great abilities and experience to offer. Please keep Associated Bank and our colleagues in mind for any financial or business related questions.

DeKalb, ILL

Mirna Swineheart has been hired as branch manager at the Associated Bank DeKalb, ILL location. Swineheart, who has 16 years of banking experience including the last 10 years as a branch manager, is responsible for the daily operations of the branch, ensuring excellent customer service as well as managing the bank's small business relationships, providing consumer and small business lending and new accounts.

Harbortown and Valders, Wis.

Vincent Panzarella has joined as branch manager at two Associated Bank locations in Harbortown and Valders, Wis. Panzarella is responsible for the daily operations at each branch and ensuring excellent customer service as well as managing the banks' small business relationships, consumer lending and new accounts. He previously worked for as a branch manager for Wells Fargo Bank and has 10 years of banking experience.

Milwaukee, Wis.

Liza Warner has been hired as senior vice president, chief compliance officer. Warner is responsible for the bank's corporate-wide compliance program, ensuring compliance with applicable laws and regulations. She comes to Associated from CrossCheck Compliance, LLC where she was the managing director. She is a CPA and Certified Financial Services Auditor.

Associated Wealth Management, a division of Associated Banc-Corp, has announced three Milwaukee area senior level staffing appointments.

Jeffrey Marwitz has been hired as vice president, manager of retirement plan services where he will lead the southern Wisconsin retirement plan relationship management and distribution team. Previously he served as a regional vice president for Prudential Retirement. He brings with him 22 years of retirement plan experience to Associated.

Daniel Olson has joined as vice president, corporate trust relationship manager. He works with corporate trust clients, serving as a trustee, paying agent and escrow agent for corporate and municipal bonds, and has 28 years of banking experience.

Joel Anthony has been hired as vice president, private banker. In this capacity he works with individuals to help them with their financial goals, offering services such as personal and business credit, deposit, and trust and investment services. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the position.

Green Bay, Wis.

Associated Banc-Corp has announced three Green Bay area senior level staffing appointments.

Jimmy Brandemuehl has joined as vice president, database administrator. He is responsible for maintaining high performance and high availability data lines, and ensuring their integrity and security across business intelligence database environments.

Doug Freeman has been hired as vice president, internal communications manager. He will manage the internal communications process across the entire Associated Bank footprint that includes 270 banking locations in three states. Prior to joining Associated, Freeman spent 14 years at UnitedHealthcare/American Medical Security as a communications specialist.

Thomas Green has joined as vice president, regional facilities manager. He is responsible for facility planning, operations and maintenance for Associated's facilities in Northeast Wisconsin.