Associated Bank was recognized in the 2014 Best of the Valley Post-Crescent Readers’ Choice Awards as the winner for Best Bank and as a finalist for Best Mortgage Lender. The full listing recently appeared in the Post-Crescent newspaper.

Associated was also named Best Bank in 2013 along with being named a Best Mortgage Lender finalist.

This year Associated placed ahead of BMO Harris Bank and BLC Community Bank for the Best Bank recognition. Community First Credit Union took the top spot for mortgage lenders and BLC Community Bank was a finalist of that category.

The "Best of the Valley" is voted on by Post-Crescent readers who were invited to cast ballots for their favorite businesses in categories such as food and spirits, health and professional services, and retail and personal services.