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Where Tech Meets Personal Relationships

Rod Murray, Senior Vice President of Commercial Banking, discusses how meeting customers’ tech needs while also maintaining personal relationships will continue to be key for banks in 2019.

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Rod Murray

Senior Vice President Commercial Banking

Rod Murray joined Associated Bank in 2010 and is currently the group senior vice president for commercial banking in Chicago and also serves as the head of the leveraged finance group for the Bank . He oversees corporate banking activities and offices covering Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Ohio and Texas, focusing on middle market companies. As head of the leveraged group, Rod provides overall leadership in the company's effort to grow its private equity portfolio by supporting select sponsors that focus on the middle market space.

Rod brings more than 25 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he held the position of managing director, division leader at The PrivateBank in Chicago. Previous experience also includes division head in the middle market group at LaSalle Bank.

Rod holds a bachelor's degree in business management from Illinois State University. He has served on the board of directors for Chicago Youth Centers and The Gateway for Cancer Research, where he served in varying capacities including Treasurer and Secretary.


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