(US and Canada) Associated Bank, the largest bank holding company based in Wisconsin, has recently appointed Tonjia Coverdale as Senior VP and Chief Strategy Officer, where she will oversee the bank's operations and technology strategic plans and ambitions.
A proven executive with an extensive 30-year experience and three technology degrees, Coverdale most recently served at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company where she launched the enterprise data partner solutions team, led finance technology, strategized modernization efforts, and initiated strategic initiatives for over 25,000 associates.
Coverdale holds a Ph.D. in Business Administration from Morgan State University, an MBA in computer information systems from Georgia State University, and a Bachelor of Science degree in information science and systems from Morgan State University, actively participating in technology education and career access programs within the community. She holds a position on the CDO Magazine Global Editorial Board, showcasing her contributions to the field of data.
“With a relentless focus on people and a winning spirit, I am so excited to join the Associated Bank team! I am ready to listen then act and achieve together with so many amazing colleagues to drive operations and technology strategy and help propel us to be the #1 digitally-enabled bank in the Midwest!” shared Tonjia Coverdale in a LinkedIn post.