CHICAGO – February 19, 2020 – Kristin Isleib has been promoted executive vice president and head of specialized lending with Associated Bank. She is responsible for directing efforts of the mortgage warehouse, healthcare, insurance, power and utilities, syndications and national banking groups. Isleib joined Associated Bank in 2011 as senior vice president and business segment leader for the power and utilities group. Over the past two years she has expanded her role to include management of the corporate loan syndications group and national banking.
Rod Murray has been promoted to the head of commercial banking. He is responsible for directing the commercial banking efforts in Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, as well as the commercial banking loan production offices. He will continue in his role as Chicago market president. Murray joined Associated Bank in 2010 as the commercial banking manager for Illinois. In 2016, he assumed leadership of the Chicago commercial banking segment and the commercial banking loan production offices covering Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Texas, along with the leveraged finance group.
Adam Lutostanski was promoted to the head of commercial banking in Chicago. He is responsible for leading a group that drives the generation and management of relationships with middle market businesses and larger corporations headquartered in Illinois. Lutostanski joined Associated Bank in 2010 as a commercial banking senior relationship manager and has been a business segment leader for the Chicago commercial banking office since 2015.
Craig Thessin has been promoted and will lead the structured product group, a newly created segment which includes delinquent tax lien lending business as well as equity sponsors in Illinois and Wisconsin. Thessin joined Associated Bank in 2010 as a corporate banking senior relationship manager and has led Chicago’s sponsor finance and delinquent tax lending efforts since 2015.
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