Associated Bank’s Andy Harmening, President and CEO and newly appointed Jayne Hladio, Executive Vice President, President of Private Wealth, are being recognized with 2024 Wisconsin Titan 100, announced by Titan CEO and headline sponsor Wipfli LLP.


The Titan 100 program recognizes Wisconsin’s Top 100 CEO’s & C-level executives. They are the area’s most accomplished business leaders in their industry using criteria that includes demonstrating exceptional leadership, vision, and passion.


“I’m proud to work with a team who share my passion and commitment and are ready to be bold and do more to help our customers, their communities and ultimately the company grow,” said Harmening.


Harmening joined Associated Bank in 2021 and immediately undertook an ambitious 100 Days of Listening Tour, meeting with and gathering perspectives from hundreds of colleagues, community members, some of the company’s largest customers and several of its investors. Using these insights, Harmening led the organization through several larger scale initiatives that within two years helped Associated Bank grow from a $35 billion to a $41 billion bank while also driving meaningful change in Associated Bank’s own corporate culture.


“The Titan 100 are visionary leaders that inspire the Wisconsin business community. These preeminent leaders have built a distinguished reputation that is unrivaled and preeminent in their field. We are humbled to recognize the Titan 100 for their efforts to shape the future of the Wisconsin business community” says Jaime Zawmon, President of Titan CEO.


Additionally, newly appointed Jayne Hladio, Executive Vice President, President of Private Wealth, is recognized with 2024 Wisconsin Titan 100.  


“We are honored to see Jayne recognized for her leadership and expertise in the industry,” said Harmening. “She is an incredible, people-centered professional and a true asset to our company.”


Hladio has more than 25 years of market expertise. She leads the bank’s wealth management business including private banking, financial planning, asset management, generational wealth transfer, investment and fiduciary services and trust.


Harmening and Hladio will be honored at the annual Titan 100 awards celebration on January 18, 2024 at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee.


“On behalf of all the partners and associates at Wipfli we congratulate all the Titan100 winners. It’s an honor to recognize this diverse group of leaders in Wisconsin. We appreciate the lasting impact each leader has made, and continues to make, in building organizations of significance both here in Wisconsin and abroad. Your ingenuity and creativity have set you apart, and the honor of being seen as an industry Titan is richly deserved,” says Gina Skibo, Partner at Wipfli.