Associated Bank has been recognized by WEX (NYSE: WEX) with a 2022 WEX Community Award for outstanding business achievements. Associated Bank recently received the Benefits Service Innovation Award from WEX, the global commerce platform that simplifies the business of running a business.


Associated Bank was selected for continuously proving its ability to keep the entities it serves happy, successful and growing. Associated Bank consistently meets and exceeds the expectations of those it serves.


“At Associated Bank, we understand money and investments and we know what it takes to be a fully engaged, customer-service oriented TPA,” said Melissa Hukriede, director of HSA and health benefits, Associated Bank. “With a 99 percent retention rate, proven best practices and top-notch customer service, Associated Bank consistently proves our ability to keep those entities it serves happy, successful and growing.”


Associated Bank was also recognized among the top echelon companies from WEX’s member community and was honored as a 2022 inductee into the WEX Circle of Excellence.


“We pride ourselves on exceptional customer service expectations and have built our team from the ground up, setting us apart from our competition,” said Hukriede.


The WEX Community Awards, established in 2008, are presented yearly and recognize WEX partner organizations and companies that have achieved extraordinary notable accomplishments. Award recipients were recognized for reaching significant milestones in 2022 across several areas including growth, advocacy, leadership, innovation and customer service as well as overall outstanding company successes.


The 2022 WEX Community Awards were presented during WEX SPARK 2023, WEX’s annual learning and networking event. Full details are available at


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