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Associated Bank Mortgage Lending Representatives Receive 2010 FIVE STAR Mortgage Professional Award


MILWAUKEE, June 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Five mortgage professionals at Associated Bank were recently recognized by Milwaukee Magazine for exceeding customers' expectations, as each received the 2010 FIVE STAR Mortgage Professional Award.

Associated Bank's 2010 FIVE STAR Mortgage Professionals include: Christine Blackwood, David Gehringer, Mark Brown, Nichole Younk, and Michele Takach. Fewer than seven percent of all licensed mortgage professionals in the Milwaukee area receive this award.

The FIVE STAR Mortgage Professional program is designed to identify mortgage professionals in a local market that score highest in overall satisfaction according to their customers. The evaluation process is completed by recent homebuyers, readers of Milwaukee Magazine, real estate agents and 250 mortgage and title companies, as well as a panel of industry experts.  

"We are very proud to have such an elite group of mortgage professionals at Associated," said David Bauer, Associated Bank mortgage sales director. "We continually strive to deliver outstanding service to our customers and these five colleagues, in particular, have a proven track record of exceeding customer expectations."

Associated Bank is part of Associated Banc-Corp (Nasdaq: ASBC), a diversified bank holding company with total assets of $23 billion headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Associated has 290 banking offices serving approximately 160 communities in Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Illinois. Associated offers a full range of traditional banking services and a variety of other financial products and services. More information about Associated Banc-Corp is available at

Contact: Janet Ford

Senior Vice President

Public Relations Director

414-278-1890 PHONE

SOURCE Associated Bank

Contact: Janet Ford, Senior Vice President, Public Relations Director of Associated Bank, +1-414-278-1890,