MILWAUKEE – April 24, 2014 – Cheri Musbach has been promoted to vice president, compliance officer with Associated Bank where she coordinates the development, presentation and implementation of department policies, procedures, controls and training related to compliance while maintaining materials and fielding questions regarding the Home Mortgage Disclosure Act (HMDA) Loan Application Register (LAR).

Musbach brings eight years of experience in the financial industry, specifically mortgage compliance, to this new role. As a former fair lending analyst with Associated Bank, Musbach performed data collection and validation activities to assist in the monitoring of bank fair lending performance, developed and maintained a regulatory HMDA compliance review and monitoring program, and coordinated all department training related to compliance initiatives.

A graduate of Morraine Park Technical College, Musbach earned an associate’s degree in marketing. Her office is located at 815 N. Water St.

Carl Henzel has joined Associated Bank as vice president, senior project manager. He leads multiple technology initiatives within the enterprise with a primary focus on banking projects for the retail line of business.

With an extensive background in project management and business process re-engineering, Henzel previously served as senior project manager consultant with Charter Steel. In this role he specialized in strategic project planning, supporting and training users on the company’s project portfolio management tool, and delivering key Oracle development tools.

Henzel is a graduate of Cardinal Stritch University earning a bachelor’s degree in management. His office is located at 330 E. Kilbourn Ave.

Maria Valentin joins Associated Bank as assistant vice president, CRA residential loan officer. In this position she is responsible for the origination of residential loan applications by developing client referral sources including realtors, homebuyer counseling agencies, builders and branch bankers. Her primary responsibility is expanding and deepening customer relationships and customizing bank products and services to the customer’s needs.

Valentin comes to Associated from Landmark Credit Union where she was a mortgage loan officer. With 25 years of banking experience and 13 years specializing in mortgage loan origination, her specialties include marketing and facilitating home buying seminars, loan originations, and building and sustaining relationships with client referral sources.

In the community Valentin serves as a member of Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee, United Community Center, Housing Resources, and Select Milwaukee. Her office is located at 829 W. Historic Mitchell St.