Melissa Cooper is an SVP – Director at Associated Bank, managing teams of implementation and client onboarding specialist, ensuring smooth client transitions to Associated Bank. Prior to joining Associated Bank Melissa was a commercial lender at LaSalle/ABN AMRO and HSBC banks providing lending services to middle market business and large international corporations.
Led by a desire to support causes that seek to help women, children and economic development, Melissa has volunteered with a variety of organizations; These include YWCA of Metropolitan Chicago, Literacy Chicago and Girls on the Run.
In addition to the Back 2 School America board, Melissa is a board member of the Great Galilee Community Development Center in Milwaukee, WI and the Haute Couture Club of Chicago.
Melissa grew up in Milwaukee, WI and earned her B.S. in Economics from Kalamazoo College.