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Senate Confirms Reappointment of Two Trustees

David Stein

Norman Cummings

Board Chair David Stein and Vice Chair Norman Cummings have been reappointed to serve on the Board of Trustees for the State of Wisconsin Investment Board. The trustees are gubernatorial appointments. The Senate Committee on Revenue, Financial Institutions and Rural Issues recommended reappointing Stein and Cummings. The recommendations were approved by the Senate in June. Both trustees will serve six-year terms that expire in May 2023.

Stein was originally appointed to the Board in 2014. He is executive vice president and head of consumer and business banking for Green Bay-based Associated Banc Corp, the largest bank holding company headquartered in Wisconsin. In this capacity, he leads the bank's efforts directed at consumers and small businesses across its Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota footprint. His role encompasses oversight of the bank's 230 branches, mortgage company, brokerage company and card businesses. He is chairman of Associated Investment Services and is a director of Associated Financial Group and the Associated Banc-Corp Foundation.

Cummings, the director of administration for Waukesha County, was originally appointed to the Board in 2011. He previously served as finance director for Waukesha County and worked for the Wisconsin Legislative Audit Bureau.