Len Kuntzman hired as senior private banker at Associated Bank

Len Kuntzman hired as senior private banker at Associated Bank

PEORIA, Ill. - December 6, 2011 - Len Kuntzman has been hired as a senior private banker for the Central Illinois region at Associated Bank.

In his new role Kuntzman is responsible for helping clients in Associated's central Illinois region achieve their financial goals through customized deposit and lending services, concierge services, and coordination of commercial lending and treasury investment management, financial planning and risk management services. He previously worked as the regional director of private banking with Morgan Stanley Smith Barney.

Kuntzman has 22 years of banking experience and holds a master's of business administration degree from Western Illinois University and NASD Series 7, 66, 31, Insurance & Annuities licenses. He is active in the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, while also giving his time and talents to Children's Home, the Boys and Girls Club of Peoria, the Boy Scouts, Rotary Club and the St. Philomena Parish Council and Central Illinois Food Bank.

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 www.associatedbank.com.

Contact: Jennifer Kaminski
Vice President
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