Associated Bank recently celebrated the opening of two new full-service branches for customers in Chicago’s Rogers Park and Bronzeville neighborhoods. Community leaders, customers and neighbors attended these very special ribbon cutting events.


  • Jewel Osco In-Store Branch (Rogers Park) 
    1763 West Howard Street, Chicago


  • Bronzeville Branch
    743 East 47th Street, Chicago


“The new Associated branches represent our commitment to be a visible partner with local communities,” said John Halechko, executive vice president and director of branch banking. “Associated Bank has been serving the Chicago market since 1987, and we are proud to expand our branch banking services to the emerging Rogers Park and Bronzeville neighborhoods.”


“As part of the celebration of our new branches, we were pleased to provide a $5,000 donation to two of our community partners - Northside Community Development Corporation and Genesis Housing Development Corporation,” said Denise Smith, senior vice president and director of multi-cultural and affordable lending. “Together, we provide financial education and assistance to help people live their dream of home ownership, which helps to stabilize and revitalize neighborhoods.”


Jewel Osco photo on top – Sandy Lorenz, Market Executive - Branch Banking at Associated Bank, cuts the ribbon during the Jewel-Osco branch event.


Bronzeville photo on bottom – John Halechko, Director of Branch Banking at Associated Bank, cuts the ribbon during the Bronzeville branch event. 



Associated Banc-Corp (NYSE: ASB) has total assets of $29 billion and is one of the top 50 publicly traded U.S. bank holding companies. Headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Associated is a leading Midwest banking franchise, offering a full range of financial products and services from over 200 banking locations serving more than 100 communities throughout Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota, and commercial financial services in Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Ohio and Texas. 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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