Associated Banc-Corp hires two leaders in the Elgin area

Associated Banc-Corp hires two leaders in the Elgin area

ELGIN, Ill. - October 21, 2011 - Associated Banc-Corp has hired two new leaders in the Elgin area.

Wendy Aguilera has been hired as assistant vice president, bank manager at Associated Bank - Elgin, 16 N. Spring, Elgin. She is responsible for the daily operations of the bank and ensuring excellent customer service as well as managing the bank's small business relationships, consumer lending and new accounts. She previously worked in similar capacities as a branch manager for both JP Morgan Chase Bank and Amcore Bank (now Harris Bank). Aguilera is fluent in both English and Spanish.

Darin Mackey has been hired as vice president, human resource business partner. He is responsible for working with employees throughout the organization in helping them understand and deliver on the bank's new brand promise to its customers. He comes to Associated from BMO Capital Markets/ Amcore Bank where he was a human resources manager. Mackey is based at 16 N. Spring Street, Elgin.

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.

Contact: Jennifer Kaminski
Vice President
Public Relations Manager
920-431-8894 PHONE
920-360-5914 CELL
Jennifer.kaminski@associatedbank.com