MADISON, Wis. – May 2, 2013 – Brett Schwartzer has been named the branch manager for the Associated Bank located at 640 University Ave., Madison. In this role he is responsible for managing the overall operations of the branch while directing activities to help maintain and develop business and consumer relationships. Schwartzer was previously a personal banker with the Associated Bank branch located in Reedsburg, Wis. Prior to joining Associated, Schwartzer was a member of the United States Marine Corps, having served four years of active duty including two combat deployments in Iraq. He now actively serves his community as a board member of the Reedsburg Junior Chamber of Commerce, a member of the Madison Young Professionals Group, and actively volunteers with Adopt-A-Highway, Second Food Harvest and Big Brothers Big Sisters.