Associated Banc-Corp names Stephen Tramp Market President for Fox Valley area

Associated Banc-Corp names Stephen Tramp Market President for Fox Valley area

APPLETON, Wis. - Nov. 22, 2011 - Associated Banc-Corp announced the appointment of Stephen Tramp, Senior Vice President and Team Leader, Commercial Banking, to market president for the Fox Valley area, including Appleton, Neenah, Menasha, Oshkosh and Fond du Lac.

As market president, Tramp will serve as the lead representative of the bank to the Fox Valley area. He will also chair the area's regional leadership team.

"We are committed to each community we serve," said Oliver Buechse, Associated Banc-Corp, Chief Strategy Officer. "We believe the market president role will make a meaningful contribution to moving us forward and ensuring we recognize the particular regional aspects as well as build on the current and potential customer relationships."

Tramp joined Associated Bank in 2010 and has more than 25 years of banking experience. He is actively involved with the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center as a member of the finance committee. Past board involvement includes the Brown County Family Services Agency and the Ashwaubenon Community Development Association.

About Associated Banc-Corp
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. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at