CHICAGO – July 23, 2013 – Peggy Sue Elkins, age 54, has been hired as a personal banker with the Associated Bank branch located at 104 Homer Adams Parkway, Alton. In this role she is responsible for maintaining and developing business and consumer relationships. Elkins, a 17-year veteran in the banking industry, was previously employed by First Mid America Credit Union. She is a graduate of Lewis and Clark Community College.

Michael Fasano, age 34, joins Associated Bank as a financial consultant where he assists customers with investments strategies to build wealth and provide long term financial planning. Having 10 years in the finance industry, Fasano was formerly with JP Morgan Securities as a financial advisor. He earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and information technology from Marquette University. Fasano’s office is located at 4400 Center Terrace in Rockford.

Tony Gambino, age 44, has joined Associated Bank as assistant vice president, senior branch manager, for the branch located at 525 W. Monroe, Chicago. In this role he is responsible for managing the overall operations of the branch while directing activities to help maintain and develop business and consumer relationships. Gambino leads the retail team in reaching their financial goals. Having 17 years of banking experience, Gambino previously served as a bank manager with U.S. Bank.