Associated Bank Reviews

Updated Jul 30, 2020

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3.6
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Associated Bank President, CEO, and Director Philip B. (Phil) Flynn
Philip B. (Phil) Flynn
200 Ratings
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  • "Upper management states they provide tons of training, yet middle management throttles that off(in 15 reviews)

  • "Poor training, lots of finger pointing, no teamwork, poor work life balance(in 14 reviews)

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  1. Featured Review

    "Couldn't be better"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Associated Bank full-time

    Pros

    Management is responsive and opportunities for advancement are clear and encouraged.

    Cons

    While benefits are good, compensation could be more competitive.

  2. "Growing Employer"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Vice President 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    People, Transformative CEO, Good Leadership, Organizational Teamwork

    Cons

    Green Bay Home Office Location


  3. "AVP working at ABC corp"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Associated Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    18 days PTO and 10 sick days, 401K and pension, tuition reimbursement, discounts on mortgage and free checking and money orders etc.

    Cons

    diversity is only within the branches (retail) harder to advance if you are a person of color.

  4. Helpful (1)

    "Political and non-collaborative"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Large group of internal resources. Flexibility with schedule and work life balance.

    Cons

    Political. Management team is often clueless, self-serving, and in the way of attaining growth potential due to their constant joking for position and stroking of egos.

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  5. Helpful (1)

    "Ok place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time for more than 8 years

    Pros

    Decent pay and benefits Can purchase pto

    Cons

    Unrealistic expectations, turn over, micromanagement, failing concepts and can only grow via merger and acquisitions

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Not the best"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Associated Bank full-time

    Pros

    Frequent communication from senior management

    Cons

    Poor training, lots of finger pointing, no teamwork, poor work life balance

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  7. "Poor leadership"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Vice President Sales in Milwaukee, WI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Profit sharing offered as a benefit

    Cons

    In my opinion, Lack of communication, favoritism, silos, no real leaders. Managers promoted beyond ability, promotions not performance based. Confidential survey not confidential. You’re just a number

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  8. "Loved my job, but head leaders are selfish and disconnected"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time

    Pros

    Decent starting pay, enjoyed job duties

    Cons

    Benefits are terrible, little to no appreciation from upper management for tenure or anything else

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  9. "Good Culture"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Portfolio Manager 
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Associated Bank full-time

    Pros

    Good culture, community-oriented, good work-life balance.

    Cons

    No cons at this time.

  10. "Loved working there"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Branch Teller Supervisor in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Associated Bank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Bank operations and coaching Teller team to grow within company.

    Cons

    Sales were harder and cold calling in suburbs.

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