GREEN BAY – Associated
Banc-Corp announced that Cory Nettles was appointed to its
board of directors.
Nettles, 43, is the founder and managing director of
Generation Growth Capital Inc., a private equity fund. He is
also of counsel to the law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP,
according to a company statement.
“Cory has an outstanding business background, and we are
delighted to have him join our board,” said Associated's
Chairman William R. Hutchinson in a statement.
Previously, Nettles served as the secretary of the Wisconsin
Department of Commerce from 2002 to 2004 and has served 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.
“We think Cory will bring great value to our board, our
company, and our shareholders,” said Associated's President
and Chief Executive Officer Philip B. Flynn in a statement.
Associated Banc-Corp is headquartered in Green Bay and has
total assets of $24 billion and is one of the top 50,
publicly traded, U.S. bank holding companies.