MINNEAPOLIS – December 11, 2013 – Aaron Allar is named vice president, relationship manager, with Associated Commercial Banking. In this role he is primarily responsible for growing the middle market commercial lending portfolio with a focus on privately held companies in the Upper Midwest region. He leverages public and private debt capital markets, capital structuring, liquidity and treasury management experience to provide solutions for existing and prospective clients.

Allar brings more than 10 years of corporate banking experience to Associated Bank. Most recently, he held the position of vice president, Commercial Banking Global Corporates with Lloyds Bank in Chicago and New York. In this role he managed corporate relationships in the agribusiness, consumer products, food and beverage, healthcare, pharmaceutical and retail sectors.

Allar earned his bachelor’s degree in financial economics from Gustavus Adolphus College and holds FINRA 79 and 63 licenses. He serves as a member of the Association of Corporate Growth. His office is located in the IDS Center at 740 Marquette Avenue.