MILWAUKEE – December 16, 2015 – Christopher Lau joins Associated Bank as vice president, lead project manager. In this role he leads cross-functional strategic projects collaborating with business lines, management, team members and vendors resulting in greater opportunities and efficiencies for colleagues, and improved services and customer service for our customers.

With 16 years in banking and financial services, Lau formerly served as senior manager with GE Capital where he developed a workforce optimization strategy for the global IT team and led enterprise level initiatives to simplify business processes, improve employee user experience along with divestiture activities. He also led Operations and Records Management teams, built scalable infrastructure to support expanding business needs and operations, developed active vendor management strategy including cost reduction, and developed technical and process solutions for functional teams across the enterprise.

Lau earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Concordia University and a Master’s in Business Administration degree from Ottawa University. In the community he serves as a member of Junior Achievement of Wisconsin. His office is located at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave.