MINNEAPOLIS – June 5, 2015 – Alexandra Blum has joined Associated Bank as senior vice president, senior relationship manager in Commercial Banking where she is responsible for developing and managing commercial banking relationships for clients with revenues from $2-30 million.

Most recently, Blum held the position of senior vice president, commercial banking group manager with MidCountry Bank. She has a strong background in C&I, commercial real estate and SBA lending, investments and banking with more than 30 years of experience. Previously, Blum held the positions of financial advisor with Bank of America/ Merrill Lynch, president and CEO of the Minnesota Business Finance Corporation, and senior relationship manager and director of government guaranteed lending with Bremer Banks.

Blum is a graduate of Northeastern University having earned a bachelor’s degree in finance and a Master in Business Administration degree from St. Cloud State University. She holds the Certified Financial Planner and Certified Economic Developer designations.

Blum’s office is located at 45 S. 7th St., Minneapolis.