Associated adds two to its Green Bay leadership team

Associated adds two to its Green Bay leadership team

GREEN BAY, Wis. - May 11, 2012 - Associated Bank has added two colleagues to its leadership team in the Green Bay area.

Jeff Wichman has been hired as vice president, information security engineer. He is responsible for computer forensics, malware investigations and incident response for the bank. Previously he worked for Thrivent Financial for Lutherans as a risk management analyst. Wichman earned his undergraduate degree in management information systems from the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh and his master's degree in information assurance from Norwich University.

Jon Sattler has been promoted to senior vice president, research analyst and portfolio manager as part of Associated Kellogg Asset Management. In this role he is responsible for helping create credit research policy and establish a documentation process for Associated's fixed income investment decisions, conducting credit analyses on all investment grade corporate companies and industries, and monitoring performance of existing fixed income securities while expressing investment recommendations and opinions to portfolio managers. He previously was vice president, fixed income and securities analyst, a position he started in last June. Sattler is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee and earned his master's degree from Indiana University.

ABOUT ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP
Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $22 billion and is one of the top 50 financial services holding companies operating in the United States. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated has more than 250 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The company offers a full range of banking services and other financial products and services. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.

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Jennifer.kaminski@associatedbank.com