Associated Banc-Corp adds three to its Milwaukee area leadership team
MILWAUKEE-February 20, 2012-Associated Banc-Corp announces the promotion or hiring of three colleagues in the Milwaukee area.
Karen Cullen has been promoted to senior vice president, lending compliance officer. In this capacity she is responsible for managing Associated's corporate compliance services such as consumer lending, mortgage lending and default and foreclosure services. Previously she was an assistant vice president, mortgage regulatory change manager. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the position. She works out of Associated's offices at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave., in Milwaukee.
Jennifer Kern has been promoted to vice president, cash management product manager, where she is responsible for delivering treasury management products to customers through the private banking and business banking segments. She previously served as an assistant vice president in the same department. Prior to joining Associated in February 2011 Kern worked for Marshall & Ilsley Corporation as a product manager, and brings nearly 10 years of banking experience to her new position. She works out of Associated's offices at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave., in Milwaukee.
Michael Bietz has been hired as assistant vice president, mortgage banker where he is responsible for helping clients finance new home purchases, refinance existing mortgages and assist with residential construction loans. He previously was a residential mortgage district sales manager for M&I Bank and brings more than 25 years of lending experience to the position. Bietz will work out of three offices: 2645 N. Mayfair Rd., Wauwatosa, 10701 W. National Ave., West Allis, and 10708 W. Janesville Rd., Hales Corners.
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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