JANESVILLE, Wis. – May 2, 2013 – Allen Herbst has joined Associated Bank as assistant vice president, residential loan officer. He works with customers to determine their best mortgage solution, assisting them throughout the process from loan origination to signing. He comes to Associated from Northwestern Mutual where he was a financial representative assisting clients with their long-term financial decisions, but has 14 years of residential mortgage lending experience. Herbst is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Herbst works at the Associated offices located at 2720 N. Lexington Dr., Janesville.