Associated announces three staffing appointments in Green Bay

GREEN BAY, Wis. - October 16, 2012 - Associated Bank announces three leadership staffing appointments in the Green Bay area.

Dan Marbes has been promoted to vice president, lead system engineer where he will manage a team of 12 information technology engineers responsible for providing guidance and direction for process improvements within the engineering team and facilitating collaboration among engineering and other teams within the IT department. Marbes previously was a systems engineer III, and has been with Associated since February 2008.

Bob Kapla has been hired as vice president, business solutions manager. He is responsible for managing the information systems for the corporate risk management and audit business lines. Kapla comes to Associated from School Specialty, Inc., where he was an application support manager.

Howard Zahorik has been hired as vice president, senior business system analyst. In this role he develops reports for decision support systems used to provide historical, current and predictive views of business operations. Prior to joining Associated Zahorik worked for Integrys Energy Services.

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 is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services through more than 250 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at

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