Associated announces two additions to its Milwaukee leadership team

Associated announces two additions to its Milwaukee leadership team

MILWAUKEE - November 1, 2012 - Associated Bank has announced two changes to its Milwaukee area leadership team.

Mary Van Volkinburg has been hired as vice president, marketing manager for client events and will be responsible for managing all Associated-hosted client events across the company. She comes to Associated from Robert W. Baird & Co. where she worked on the corporate events team. She has more than 20 years of marketing experience in the financial services industry and is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh.

Jason Gruettner has been promoted to vice president, product development manager. In this new capacity he is responsible for overseeing the envisioning, designing, developing and taking to market new products or services for the Retail Banking line of business. Gruettner has been a part of the Associated team for four years, most recently working as a product development specialist. He holds a bachelor's degree in marketing from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater.

Both Van Volkinburg and Gruettner are located in Associated's offices at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave., Milwaukee.

Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $23 billion and is one of the top 50, publicly traded, U.S. bank holding companies. 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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