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Associated Bank Announces New Human Resources Directors

In April, Associated Bank welcomed Joy Langreder as director of talent acquisition and development and promoted Callie Davis to director of DE&I.

Joy Langreder

Joy Langreder has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president & director of talent acquisition and development, human resources. She is responsible for planning and implementing strategies, programs, and tools needed for success in talent management.

Langreder brings more than 25 years of human resources and talent management experience to Associated Bank. Previously, she held the position of HR director – talent acquisition at Schneider National, Inc., where she was responsible for creating talent acquisition strategy, building the talent acquisition team, and implementing new technology to support hiring for office, mechanic and warehouse positions. Prior, she held leadership roles at Schneider National, Inc. including HR director, preceded by HR business partner.

Langreder holds an MBA from UW – Oshkosh and a bachelor of business administration degree with a double major in business and French from the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse. In the community, Langreder previously served on the Women’s Fund of Greater Green Bay Power of the Purse Planning Committee, in addition to volunteer roles with Habitat for Humanity, the Service League of Green Bay, and the NEW Community Shelter. Additionally, Langreder co-founded Schneider Women’s Network, Schneider’s first employee resource group, providing rich career development opportunities and networking, for over a decade.

Callie Davis

Associated Bank has also announced the promotion of Callie Davis to the role of senior vice president, director of diversity, equity & inclusion (DE&I), human resources. She is responsible for developing and executing on strategic initiatives, programs, and processes in support of the bank’s commitment to DE&I.

Davis has been a member of the Associated Bank team since 2016 when she started as a participant in the corporate trainee program and has since held various roles in both talent acquisition and DE&I. During her tenure, her accomplishments have included strategic management of seven colleague resource groups (CRG) along with the creation of the bank’s Black CRG, creating and leading a talent acquisition CRG ally program, creation of courageous conversations colleague dialog sessions, the implementation of DE&I line of business champions and developing awareness and tools for hiring, developing and retaining underrepresented talent including, women, people of color, LGBTQ+, veterans, and individuals with disabilities at all levels of the organization.

Davis holds a bachelor of business administration degree in finance, with a minor in social justice from UW–Oshkosh. In the community, she is an active member of the program committee for the Wisconsin chapter of Disability:IN.