Associated Banc-Corp continues to grow its Milwaukee area team

Associated Banc-Corp continues to grow its Milwaukee area team

MILWAUKEE - January 11, 2012 - Associated Banc-Corp continues to grow with the hiring of four new leaders in the Milwaukee area.

John R. Anderson has been hired as senior vice president, business solutions manager for commercial banking, credit and commercial real estate. In this role he designs and enhances new product features to better meet the needs of Associated customers. Prior to joining Associated, Anderson was vice president of IBS development for FIS Global. He brings more than 20 years of experience to the position. He is based in Associated's offices at 330 E. Kilbourn Avenue, Milwaukee.

John Fuhs has joined Associated as vice president, business development officer, responsible for developing relationships with businesses throughout southeast Wisconsin and the greater Chicago area. Prior to joining Associated he worked in a similar capacity for AON Hewitt. In the community Fuhs is vice president on the board of education for Swallow School. He is based at N16 W23250 Stoneridge Drive, Waukesha.

Jackie Wirth has been hired as vice president, human resources business partner. In this role she works with the bank's consumer banking division providing workforce planning, performance management, compensation and leadership development services. Previously she was with ProHealth Care's human resources department. Wirth works out of Associated's offices at 704 N. Grand Avenue, Waukesha.

Christine Howard Turowski has been hired as assistant vice president, senior residential loan officer where she is responsible for helping customers purchase, build or refinance their home. She comes to Associated from Inlanta Mortgage where she was a senior loan officer. Active in the community, Turowski is a member of the Waukesha County Community Foundation and the Waukesha Education Foundation. Her office is located at 19601 W. Bluemound Road, Brookfield.

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

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