FOND DU LAC, Wis. - November 28, 2012 - Michele Haensgen has been hired as a residential loan officer for Associated Bank servicing both Fond du Lac and Oshkosh. She is responsible for helping customers obtain their best mortgage solution by assisting them throughout the process from loan origination to closing. She works with loans for refinancing, purchasing and new construction. Haensgen comes to Associated from Wells Fargo Home Mortgage where she was a home mortgage consultant. She has been in the mortgage industry for more than 10 years and the banking/financial industry since 1985. She is a member of the Fond du Lac Noon Kiwanis, Fond du Lac Home Builders Association and the Green Lake/Ripon Board of Real Estate. Her Fond du Lac office is located at 888 S. Main St. and her Oshkosh office is located at 491 S. Washburn St.

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