Patrick Hickey joins Associated Wealth Management as director of private banking

Patrick Hickey joins Associated Wealth Management as director of private banking

CHICAGO - December 6, 2011 - Patrick Hickey has joined Associated Banc-Corp's Wealth Management team as director of private banking.

Based in Chicago, Hickey, age 51, is in charge of leading the private banking business line, including the development and execution of a business plan which supports the overall mission of the bank. He will also be working closely with all of Associated's business line leaders across the company to facilitate the development of new relationships and provide bank-wide financial solutions to higher net worth clients.  

Hickey brings nearly 29 years of banking experience, which includes 15 years working in wealth management, to Associated. Most recently he was a market executive for US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management. Hickey holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana and a master's of business administration degree in marketing and accounting from the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University. His office is located in the AON Center at 200 E. Randolph Street, Chicago.

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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