Associated Bank announces new Oakdale Branch

Associated Bank announces new Oakdale Branch

Bank presents first branch in Oakdale

OAKDALE, Minn. - May 14, 2012 - Associated Bank, part of Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC), announced today the company's plans for celebrating the grand opening of its new branch located at 7860 32nd Street.

Located only 10 miles from St. Paul, the new branch is Associated's first opening in Oakdale and the second branch to open in Minnesota this year following Inver Grove Heights in Jan., 2012. Associated has 17 branches in the Twin Cities metro area and 25 branches in Minnesota with the addition of the new Oakdale branch.

"We are always looking for new opportunities to improve our branch footprint," said Steve Steen, Regional Retail Director, Associated Bank. "We chose this location because Oakdale is a growing, vibrant community with a great retail center. The new branch fills a gap in Associated's branch footprint and allows for more coverage in the Northeast metro."

The location will feature Associated's new branch design elements and standards which aim to enhance customers' overall banking experience. It will also feature the added convenience of a drive-up ATM, a two-lane drive-thru and safe deposit boxes.

The new location will have a grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, June 1 at 10 a.m. Associated representatives and key leaders from the Oakdale community will be present.

ABOUT ASSOCIATED BANC-CORP Associated Banc-Corp (NASDAQ: ASBC) has total assets of $22 billion and is one of the top 50 financial services holding companies operating in the United States. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wis., Associated has more than 250 banking locations serving more than 150 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota. The company offers a full range of banking services and other financial products and services. Associated Bank, N.A. is an Equal Housing Lender, Equal Opportunity Lender and Member FDIC. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at

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