Associated Banc-Corp continues to grow its Chicago leadership team
CHICAGO - September 26, 2011 - Associated Banc-Corp continues to grow with the promotion and hiring of four new leaders in Chicago.
Andrew Claar, age 39, has been hired as senior vice president and senior business development executive for the company's commercial banking division. He brings more than 17 years of banking experience to Associated, most recently having founded Antrim Capital Advisors, a middle market consulting and financial advisory firm. In his new role he is responsible for developing commercial banking relationships for the firm's South Region. Claar holds a master's in business administration from Northwestern University's Kellogg Graduate School of Management and a bachelor's degree from DePauw University. He is based at 190 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.
Daniel Bishop, age 56, has been hired as senior vice president, private banking credit manager where he is responsible for the management of Associated's private banking credit portfolio. Previously he worked as director, senior credit officer for Citi Private Bank. Bishop earned his master's in business administration from PACE University Lubin School of Business and his bachelor's degree from the University of Notre Dame. He is based at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.
Dorinda Stayton, age 29, has been hired as vice president, portfolio manager, where she is responsible for managing a portfolio of commercial clients and working with business leaders to provide innovative financial solutions. She brings 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, most recently as a relationship manager with Commerce Bank. A graduate of Columbia College, she earned her master's in business administration from St. Louis University. She is based at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.
Mick Tiffany, age 28, has been promoted to vice president, portfolio manager, previously serving as an assistant vice president, portfolio manager. In his new capacity he is responsible for monitoring the financial performance and risks of existing and prospective middle market borrowers as well as assisting in loan structuring, credit discussions and helping identify new opportunities for customers. Prior to joining Associated in 2008 he worked as a senior credit analyst for Comerica Bank in Grand Rapids, Mich. He is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Grand Rapids. Tiffany works at the Associated offices at 190 S. LaSalle St., Chicago.
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.
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