CHICAGO – September 20, 2021 – Ray Temple has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president and head of asset-based lending, commercial banking. He is responsible for collaborating with internal and external partners to originate and structure asset-based loans that provide significant value to clients. In addition, Temple will be responsible for driving the strategy that aligns with the bank’s credit and growth goals.
Temple brings more than 25 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he was with Chemical Bank (TCF Bank by way of acquisition). He also held various leadership roles over his 13 years at PNC Bank. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University. He also received his Certified Public Accountancy certificate in 2001.
Doug McClure has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president and team leader, commercial banking. He is responsible for driving new client relationships and helping to recruit talent in Chicago.
McClure brings nearly 15 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he was director – team lead at BMO Harris Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Davidson College. In the community, he serves on the Auxiliary Board of the Shedd Aquarium and is currently serving as the vice chair of the executive committee.
Daniel (Danny) Salazar has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president and relationship manager, commercial banking. He is responsible for driving new client relationships in Illinois and the neighboring markets of Chicago.
Salazar brings more than 18 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he was with First Midwest Bank for his entire career, most recently as a vice president in their Middle Market Banking Group. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Western Illinois University. In the community, he volunteers with WITS (Working in the Schools), Chicago Cares and American Youth Soccer Organization.
Temple, McClure and Salazar are based at 525 W. Monroe in Chicago.
Christopher (Chris) Hamilton has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president and team leader, commercial banking. He is responsible for helping to recruit talent and develop and retain client relationships in Southeast Wisconsin.
Hamilton brings more than 18 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he was senior vice president of commercial banking at U.S. Bank. Prior he was a vice president of BMO Harris / M&I Bank where he began his career in consumer banking and later joined the commercial banking team as a relationship manager. He earned his MBA from Marquette University and Bachelor of Arts degree from UW – Stevens Point. In the community, he is active in the Salvation Army serving on the Milwaukee County Advisory Board. He previously served on the United Way of Greater Milwaukee & Waukesha County Emerging Leaders Council and is a past board member of Feeding America.
Hamilton is based at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave. in Milwaukee.
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