EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. – March 23, 2017 – Kelly Acosta has joined Associated Bank as assistant vice president, residential loan officer, Consumer and Business Banking. She is responsible for residential mortgage lending at the Belleville locations.
Acosta brings more than 25 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, she held the position of branch manager at First Bank, where she was responsible for sales, operations and business development. Before that, she served as mortgage loan officer at Scott Credit Union.
In the community, she works with various church ministries, specifically those with a focus on children and the Hispanic community. She also volunteers for Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois (RASI) and the Homebuilder Association of Greater Southwest Illinois. Her office is located at 6902 W. Main St.
Richard Coolbaugh has joined Associated Bank as assistant vice president, residential loan officer-CRA based, Consumer and Business Banking. He is responsible for residential mortgage lending in St. Clair and Madison County.
Coolbaugh brings more than 22 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he held the position of loan officer at FCB, where he was responsible for loan production. Before that, he served as senior vice president, chief operations officer at First Illinois Bank.
Coolbaugh holds a BSAP in professional accounting from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville and is a graduate of the Community Bankers School at Wesleyan University. In the community, he volunteers with the St. Clair County West Rotary Club, Paul Harris Society, Metro East Lenders Group, Knights of Columbus, Boy Scouts of America, Home Builder Association of Greater Southwest Illinois and Mid-American Medical District Commission. His office is located at 326 Missouri Ave.
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Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $29 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.
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