Associated Banc-Corp adds two to its Indianapolis team

Associated Banc-Corp adds two to its Indianapolis team

INDIANAPOLIS – October 26, 2011 – Ed Parada and Bradley Kronland have joined Associated Banc-Corp's Commercial Banking team as vice presidents.

Parada, serving as vice president, commercial real estate portfolio manager, will be responsible for the underwriting, credit monitoring and portfolio management of new commercial real estate relationships, as well as helping retain and expand Associated's client base. Parada comes to Associated from Grandbridge Real Estate Capital where he was a senior analyst. A graduate of Wabash College, he also has a master's of business administration from Indiana University. He brings 15 years of experience to the position and is a Certified Commercial Investment Member. His office is located at 101 W. Ohio Street, Indianapolis.

Kronland, hired as vice president, commercial lending relationship manager, will manage and develop a portfolio of commercial business relationships throughout Indiana, helping businesses manage their financial accounts by serving as their primary bank contact. He has 13 years of experience in the banking industry, most recently with STAR Financial Bank in Indianapolis. Kronland is a graduate of Butler University and holds a master's of business administration from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His office is located at 300 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis.

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 approximately 270 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. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.