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Cory Nettles Joins Associated Board


GREEN BAY, Wis., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ:ASBC) today announced that Cory L. Nettles has been appointed to Associated's Board of Directors.

Mr. Cory L. Nettles, 43, is the Founder and Managing Director of Generation Growth Capital Inc., a private equity fund.  Mr. Nettles is also Of Counsel to the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP.  Mr. Nettles served as the Secretary of the Wisconsin Department of Commerce from 2002 to 2004.  Mr. Nettles also serves on the boards of Weyco Group, Inc., Robert W. Baird's Baird Funds, Inc. and several nonprofit organizations, including the Medical College of Wisconsin, the Greater Milwaukee Foundation, and the University of Wisconsin Foundation.

"Cory has an outstanding business background, and we are delighted to have him join our board," said Associated's Chairman, William R. Hutchinson. "We think Cory will bring great value to our board, our company, and our shareholders," added Associated's President and Chief Executive Officer, Philip B. Flynn.


Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $24 billion and is one of the top 50, publicly traded, U.S. bank holding companies.  Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services through approximately 240 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC.  More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at


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SOURCE Associated Banc-Corp