Daily News: April 11, 2012

Associated Bank Announces New Hires, Promotions

Associated Bank announced that Mark Palazzo has been hired as senior vice president, commercial banking team leader for the Greater Cincinnati market. In his role Palazzo is responsible for leading business development efforts and client relationship management. Prior to joining Associated, Palazzo was at Key Bank and also held a similar position with National City.

Associated Bank also announced the promotion or hiring of four colleagues in the Chicago area.

Kevin Kehoe has been promoted to senior vice president, senior relationship manager. In his new role he is responsible for managing and expanding Associated’s relationships with community banks throughout the bank’s region.

Jennifer Hall has been promoted to senior vice president, middle market sales director where she is responsible for leading a team charged with generating new business in deposit and treasury management revenue in the commercial and commercial real estate industries.

Brett Miller has been hired as senior vice president, relationship manager. In this capacity he is responsible for helping commercial businesses secure loans by coordinating all aspects of the relationship including negotiating, underwriting and ensuring regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Associated he was a relationship manager for RBS Citizens Bank.