Len Kuntzman promoted to Associated Commercial Banking team leader

Len Kuntzman promoted to Associated Commercial Banking team leader

PEORIA, Ill. - September 27, 2012 - Len Kuntzman has been promoted to senior vice president, team leader in Associated Bank's Commercial Banking division. In this role he leads Associated's Central Illinois region commercial banking team in providing customized lending and treasury management solutions for middle-market companies. Among the services offered are customized deposit and lending, business advisory, commercial real estate, capital markets, equipment leasing, merchant services, and risk management.

Kuntzman previously worked in Associated's Private Client & Institutional Services division as a senior private banker, and brings more than 23 years of banking experience to his new position. He is active in the community with the Peoria Chamber of Commerce, volunteering for Children's Home, the Boy Scouts, and is the head soccer and basketball coach for St. Philomena grade school. He holds both a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Western Illinois University and holds securities licenses NASD Series 7, 66 and 31.

His office is located in the Associated Bank branch at 125 NE Jefferson Street in Peoria.

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 is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services through more than 250 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, including 7 local branches in the Peoria area and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at www.associatedbank.com.

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