COLUMBUS, Ohio, – May 7, 2013 – Brent Thomas has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president, commercial banking. He is responsible for directing Associated’s commercial banking activities in central, eastern and northern Ohio, including the cities of Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo.

Associated Bank is a part of Associated Banc-Corp, one of the top 50 publicly traded bank holding companies in the United States with total assets of $23 billion and headquartered in Green Bay, Wis. It has been doing business in Ohio by offering commercial banking services since 2011 with an office also in Cincinnati.

Thomas came to Associated from KeyBank where he was manager of commercial banking in central Ohio. He holds a bachelor’s degree in finance from Miami University and is a graduate of Stonier Graduate School of Banking in Newark, Del. He brings his clients more than 35 years of banking experience.

In the community Thomas serves on the board of directors of A Kid Again and is a member of Columbus Rotary International and the Association for Corporate Growth.

His office is located at 20 S. Third St. in Columbus.