Associated Bank in Rockford, Ill. was recently recognized by the United Way of Rock River Valley for a successful 2018 campaign at its annual Campaign Celebration event in April.


The Rockford community market team received the Community Growth Award, honoring an organization with the largest percent increase in employee giving and the Community Impact Award, recognizing an organization with the largest increase in total amount raised.


In addition, Brad Anderson, portfolio manager, and Matt Gabel, relationship manager, Associated Bank, were each recognized with the United Way Engagement Leader of the Year award.


For the past eight years, Associated has raised more than $1 million annually for the United Way through a combination of colleague contributions, local fundraisers, online auctions and a corporate match.