Associated Bank honoured
Associated Bank is once leads in Small Business Administration (SBA) lender in Wisconsin for fiscal year 2012, according to a recent SBA report. From Oct. 1, 2011 to Sept. 30, 2012, Associated Bank authorized 271 SBA 7(a) loans for a total value of more than $41 million throughout the bank's footprint.
In Wisconsin, Associated Bank authorized 176 loans totaling $22 million. The loans helped to create 211 jobs and retain 61 jobs.
This is the eighth year in a row that Associated Bank has authorized the highest number of SBA loans in Wisconsin, and the 13th time in 15 years.
Small Business Administration lending nationwide remained robust in fiscal 2012, as the SBA posted its second largest dollar volume year in the agency's 59 year history.