Benjamin Bemis and Lynsey Dew earn Associated Bank promotions

Benjamin Bemis and Lynsey Dew earn Associated Bank promotions

MADISON, Wis. – October 27, 2011 – Benjamin Bemis and Lynsey Dew have earned promotions on Associated Bank's commercial banking team.

Bemis has been promoted to vice president, relationship manager for Associated's West Wisconsin Regional Banking Segment. In his new role he is responsible for client relationship management and prospect business development, concentrating on companies with annual revenues from $5 million to $50 million. He brings seven years of experience to the position and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse. Bemis is active in the community coaching a variety of youth sports and volunteers for the United Way of Dane County and Business and Education Partnership.

Dew has been promoted to assistant vice president, portfolio manager. In this role she is responsible for managing a client base of businesses in industries such as manufacturing, real estate, healthcare, service and non-profit with annual revenues of $5 million to $50 million by helping them establish appropriate credit structure and risk management to be used for acquisitions, expansions and working capital requirements. Dew has six years of experience at Associated, and holds a bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater.

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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.