Small Business Administration

Associated Bank ranked the No. 1 Small Business Administration (SBA) lender in Wisconsin for fiscal year 2011. This is the seventh year in a row that Associated Bank has authorized the highest number of SBA loans in Wisconsin, and the 12th time in 14 years. In Illinois, Associated was ranked 3rd in the number of SBA loans and 6th in dollars authorized. In Minnesota, Associated ranked 5th in the number of SBA loans, and extended 75% more SBA loan dollars in FY11 compared to the previous fiscal year.