Four colleagues join Associated in Chicago

Four colleagues join Associated in Chicago

CHICAGO - July 23, 2012 - Associated Bank has hired four new leaders to its Chicago area team.

Paul Korrison, 41, has been hired as senior vice president, credit manager for Associated's south region. Based in Chicago, he is responsible for managing the credit underwriting and portfolio administration for the bank's middle market and regional banking in Illinois, Missouri, Indiana and Ohio. Korrison previously worked for U.S. Bank where he was a vice president, portfolio manager for Chicago middle market banking. He brings 18 years of experience to the position and is a graduate of Marquette University where he earned both his bachelor's of science degree and his master's in business administration degree. Korrison's office is located at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

Ann Ellingsen, 47, has been hired as vice president, underwriting manager. She is responsible for managing credit underwriting and level one portfolio managers in Associated's south region, focusing primarily in the Chicago area. Previously she was a vice president of lending for Niles Township Schools Credit Union. A 25-year veteran in the financial services industry, Ellingsen earned her bachelor's degree from Loyola University. Her office is located at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

Bryan Vis, 29, has been hired as vice president, relationship manager - Healthcare Industry Banking Group. In this capacity he works closely with existing and prospective healthcare clients on a nationwide basis to provide industry specific products and advice. Previously he worked as a senior underwriter in specialized industries for Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Vis earned his Bachelor of Science degree in finance from Valparaiso University. His office is located at 130 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

Joseph Domek, 56, has joined Associated as senior vice president, regional sales manager where he oversees the south region of Associated Investment Services. Prior to joining Associated he was an investment sales manager for First Midwest Financial Network. A graduate of Western Illinois University, Domek also holds a master's in business administration degree from Keller Graduate School of Management. His office is located at 301 W. Galena Blvd., Aurora.

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 is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services through more than 250 banking locations serving more than 150 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.

Contact: Jennifer Kaminski
Vice President
Public Relations Manager
920-431-8894 PHONE
920-360-5914 CELL
Jennifer.kaminski@associatedbank.com