Associated Names Terry Williams CIO

Terry L. Williams

GREEN BAY, Wis., — Associated Banc-Corp has announced that Terry L. Williams will join its executive leadership team as the Company's next Chief Information Officer, effective January 17, 2023.

"Terry is a collaborative leader who believes in having a forward view of where technology and business is heading," said President and CEO Andy Harmening. "His ability to align technology with business operational and growth strategies make him the ideal candidate for our CIO role."

Williams brings more than 30 years of strategic information technology and global operations experience to Associated. Most recently he served as Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Belcan, LLC. In this role, he was responsible for strategic and operational information technology initiatives, innovation, global cybersecurity, and the evaluation and deployment of current and future technology platforms. In addition, he oversaw both domestic and global technology-related investments required to enable and streamline ongoing business functions, while also helping monetize technology assets. Prior, he held executive and leadership roles in information technology at Standard Register and LexisNexis Legal Research & Litigation Solutions.

"I am excited to be appointed as Associated's next CIO," said Williams. "As the banking industry continues to evolve, Associated's digital-forward focus and investments in a larger digital transformation strategy will continue to create enhanced value for its customers and greater work experiences for its colleagues."

Williams holds a bachelor's degree in business management, with a minor in international business from American Intercontinental University and is currently pursuing a Master of Science in cybersecurity from Purdue University. He has served as a board member for Lakota School District Cyber Academy, Predikto (Predictive Analytics Start-up) and Compassionate Justice Board – Cincinnati.

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