MADISON, Wis. – January 16, 2014 – Molly McCarragher has been hired as vice president, personal trust manager, with Associated Bank. In this capacity, she is responsible for the management and administration of trust and investment relationships and coordinating estate planning that meets the client’s financial goals.

Formerly, McCarragher served as vice president, trust officer with SVA Plumb Trust Company where she specialized in comprehensive investment, estate planning, wealth management and trust management services. She has nearly 25 years of legal and financial experience.

McCarragher graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Madison with bachelor’s degree and the University of Minnesota Law School with a Juris Doctorate degree. She holds professional memberships in the State Bar of Wisconsin, Dane County Bar Association, State Bar Real Property, Probate and Trust Law Section, Forum for Women Estate Counselors, and Madison Estate Council. Her office is located at 8040 Excelsior Dr.

Raj Shah joins Associated Bank as a branch business banker where he is responsible for developing business relationships and providing customized banking solutions in the greater Madison area.

Shah specializes in banking products that include commercial real estate, lines of credit, loan products, and equipment financing. With six years of banking experience, he was previously relationship banker, small business specialist, with JP Morgan Chase Bank.

A graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, Shah earned a Bachelor of Science degree in finance. He holds investment licenses in series 6 and 63. Shah’s office is located at 4402 E. Towne Blvd.