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U.S. Bank's David Bartram Receives Small Business Distinguished Service Award

SAN DIEGO, Dec 13, 2002 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- David Bartram, president of U.S. Bank SBA Division based in San Diego, has received the annual Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of Government Guaranteed Lenders (NAGGL) for 2002.

The award was announced at NAGGL's recent annual meeting and received a standing ovation in recognition of Bartram's "countless hours of time and dedicated service to the small business community during 2002."

Bartram, who is a director on the NAGGL board, implemented an extensive and comprehensive grassroots governmental relations program that included many U.S. Bank employees and other lenders. The effort resulted in increased awareness of the benefits of the 7-a program among United States policy makers during 2002.

"SBA loans are an integral part of what we offer our small business customers and the work that Dave does on a national level is tremendously important to small businesses everywhere," said Kent Stone, executive vice president of small business at U.S. Bank. "We're proud of Dave, proud of his accomplishments and the great work that's done by his team every day."

NAGGL is a national trade association that serves approximately 580 bankers, non-bank lenders and other firms that utilize the Small Business Administration (SBA) 7-a small business lending program.

Through its SBA Division, U.S. Bank is one the nation's leading SBA lenders, having provided $412 million in SBA-guaranteed loans to 1,132 small businesses nationwide during the SBA's fiscal year 2002. U.S. Bank SBA Division, which is based in San Diego, operates 31 loan production offices in 21 states.

U.S. Bank is a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). With assets in excess of $174 billion, U.S. Bancorp is the 8th largest financial services holding company in the United States. The company operates 2,133 banking offices and 4,680 ATMs, and provides a comprehensive line of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions. U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service Guarantee which assures customers of certain key banking benefits and services or customers will be paid for their inconvenience. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.

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