Minneapolis, MN – February 5, 2015 – Doug Vitek has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president, head of business development with the Asset Based Lending Group. In this role he will manage Associated Bank’s team of asset based business development officers, and is responsible for all aspects of Associated Bank’s asset based loan originations.

Vitek brings over 25 years of corporate banking experience focusing on asset based and leveraged lending to middle market and large corporate clients across the Midwest to this role. His background includes leadership roles with NXT Capital, Dougherty & Co., and GE Capital where he was managing director and team leader responsible for asset based and leveraged lending originations across a 14 state territory.

A graduate of the University of Minnesota, Vitek earned a Master’s in Business Administration degree and a bachelor’s degree from Hamline University. He is member of the Association for Corporate Growth and founding Member of the Turnaround Management Association’s Minneapolis chapter.

Vitek’s office is located at Minneapolis (Plaza 7), 45 S. 7th Street, Minneapolis, MN.