Milwaukee Market President
John A. Utz joined Associated Bank in 2010 and is currently the executive vice president and head of corporate banking and Milwaukee market president. He oversees corporate banking activities, along with specialized financial services activities in select vertical markets including oil & gas, power & utilities, health care and others. As Milwaukee market president, Utz provides overall leadership in the company’s effort to grow its full portfolio of financial products and services in the Greater Milwaukee market fueled by community-building investments and relationships. He also serves on the executive committee for Associated Banc-Corp.
Utz brings more than 24 years of banking experience to Associated Bank. Previously, he held the position of senior vice president, head of capital markets and president of UnionBanCal Equities in Los Angeles, California, a subsidiary UnionBanCal Corporation, where he was responsible for investment banking, merchant banking, and asset management lines of business. Previous experience at Union Bank includes head of national corporate banking and asset management.
Utz holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Southern California. He serves on the board of directors of Milwaukee Film, sitting on their finance and governance committees; Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC), Milwaukee Public Museum, and United Performing Arts Fund.