MADISON, Wis. – April 29, 2014 – Mark Brant joins Associated Bank as senior vice president, regional sales manager, where he manages the strategy and execution for the Business Banking team in Madison and central and northern Wisconsin. He is responsible for leading a team of business bankers accountable for the retention and growth of relationships with small to medium size business customers and growing the market share in this region.

A senior financial leader with more than 30 years in banking, Brant formerly held the position of vice president, commercial banking with Key Bank. In this role he was responsible for managing and growing a significant portfolio of Middle Market clients and leading a team of underwriters. Brant is a graduate of the DePauw University having earned a bachelor’s degree and Central Atlantic School of Banking with a banking degree.

In the community Brant serves as a member of the Association for Corporate Growth and the Rotary Club. His office is located at 8040 Excelsior Dr.