Three colleagues join Associated in Chicago

Three colleagues join Associated in Chicago

CHICAGO - October 8, 2012 - Associated Bank has announced the hiring of three new leaders to its Chicago area team.

Angela Giles, age 42, has been hired as vice president, portfolio manager with Associated Commercial Banking. As a member of the Chicago Middle Market team she will be responsible for structuring debt transactions and managing a portfolio of middle market consumer and industrial companies. Her areas of expertise are in corporate banking and leverage finance. Giles comes to Associated from Bank of America where she was an approval officer and underwriter. She holds a bachelor's degree in accounting from Barat College in Lake Forest and an MBA from Vanderbilt University's Owen Graduate School of Management. She will work from Associated's offices in the Aon Building at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

Julie Goodman, age 45, has been hired as senior vice president, manager of loan administration and closing. Her team is responsible for ensuring all legal documentation and compliance requirements are met prior to the funding of commercial real estate transactions. She previously was in a similar capacity with Wells Fargo Bank. Goodman holds a bachelor's degree in finance from the University of South Florida. Her office is located in the Aon Building at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

Craig Przygoda, age 34, has been hired a senior vice president, relationship manager with Associated Commercial Real Estate. He is responsible for growing and managing a portfolio of commercial real estate loans helping companies with property purchases and refinancing. He previously was with Bank of America. A graduate of Michigan State University with a double major in economics and finance, Pryzgoda brings 13 years of financial industry and customer service experience to the position. His office is located in the Aon Building at 200 E. Randolph St., Chicago.

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

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