Eldon Passey hired as executive vice president, head of Commercial Deposits and Treasury Management

Eldon Passey hired as executive vice president, head of Commercial Deposits and Treasury Management

MILWAUKEE-August 31, 2011-Eldon Passey has joined Associated Banc-Corp as executive vice president, head of Commercial Deposits and Treasury Management.

In his new capacity he is responsible for delivering deposit, liquidity and treasury management solutions to companies, financial institutions, non-profit organizations and government entities. Prior to joining Associated Passey was the commercial credit card executive with First National Bank of Omaha. He has also worked at ABN AMRO Services Company and Wells Fargo Bank.

Passey is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a degree in international relations, and earned his master's in business administration from the University of Chicago. He has written financial services articles for "Global Finance," "CFO Magazine" and "AFP Exchange." He is also active in the community, having served as an assistant varsity scout coach for the Boy Scouts of America and as a volunteer for the Junior Achievement program. Passey is based in Associated's downtown Milwaukee offices.

ABOUT ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP
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.

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