Mike Waltz

Mike Waltz is a Senior Vice President in the Special Loan Group at Associated Bank, a Wisconsin-based bank with $22B in assets and branches across Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. Mike manages a team of workout officers across the bank�s footprint and also has responsibilities over the commercial REO portfolio and the charge-off recovery and SBA workout teams. Mike started his banking career in 2001 with Fifth Third Bank in Grand Rapids, MI. He started as a workout officer and moved into a team lead position in the Special Assets Group. During his six years at Fifth Third Mike also managed the commercial loan sale process for the bank and successfully closed over 30 sales of distressed commercial loan portfolios. Mike joined Associated Bank in 2008 as a team lead in the Special Loan Group. Over the past five years his responsibilities have grown to include the commercial note sale process.