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Treasury Management
Our Treasury Management experts strive to understand your business goals, your cash flow patterns, and your appetite for risk, and then develop a treasury management plan designed specifically to meet your unique needs.
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Commercial Lending
The details of your expansion goals are important to our commercial lending experts. We'll offer advice, and proactively manage all the commercial loan details, giving you a heads up on opportunities, and warning you of potential pitfalls. This enables you to focus on what you do best - growing your business.
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We Help Businesses Succeed

First Business Bank - Milwaukee, a part of First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ: FBIZ), offers a full range of commercial banking services to businesses in greater Milwaukee. We offer a full line of deposit and loan products for business owners and individuals, including specialized lending, treasury management, private wealth management banking, retirement services, investment management services, trust services, and equipment finance and leasing.

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Key Industries for Job Growth

First Business proudly sponsored this year's event held on Friday, December 13, 2013. Governor Scott Walker and a panel of industry-leading experts shared their perspectives on key industries for job growth.
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Panelists (left to right) Kent Lorenz, Ellison Technologies; Paul Jones, A.O. Smith: Moderator: Dave Vetta, First Business Bank - Milwaukee; Presenter: Suzanne Kelley, Waukesha County Business Alliance; Richard Leinenkugel, Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company; Tina Chang, SysLogic


Outstanding Client Satisfaction

We found the transition to First Business Bank to go very smoothly. They have been very responsive and helpful whenever we have questions or need assistance."

Michelle Dellemann,Systems, Inc.
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We pride ourselves on our ability to meet and anticipate client needs. All of our staff are very experienced and capable of providing solutions to you. Decisions are made by our local management team and Board of Directors who are absolutely committed to the greater Milwaukee business community. We are also proud of our community involvement and support, and partnerships in Waukesha County's United Way and Chamber of Commerce.

First Business presents a $75,000 check to GPS Partners for Education. For more information about GPS Partners for Education please visit their website at www.gpsed.org (left to right) Lynn Sigfred, Rick Krauthoefer, Peggy Stoop, Dennis Sampson, Chase Kostichka, Kim Preston, Craig Cerbins, Dave Vetta & Natalie Glumm


Recognition

Systems, Inc.

"We found the transition to First Business Bank to go very smoothly. They have been very responsive and helpful whenever we have questions or need assistance."

"Our treasury management rep was very helpful in guiding us through all of the paperwork required to get everything set up. During the initial set up of our online banking, they worked with us and showed us how to use the website. We find their online banking to be intuitive and easy to use. During the conversion of our two remote deposit machines they worked with us until they had us up and running." "Everyone is very helpful and we have been very satisfied with the process and the customer service we are getting from First Business Bank."

Michelle Dellemann, Systems, Inc.


Weimer Bearing & Transmission, Inc.

"In our business, we value professionalism and personal service. First Business Bank delivers."

"We switched to First Business Bank four years ago after our existing bank relationship turned quite impersonal. We have a great relationship with First Business Bank. They treat us right. With First Business Bank our day-to-day banking needs are handled flawlessly and the courier service is a huge convenience. We like dealing with a local bank because we never have to wait for an out-of town loan approval. They also help us with the financing of our personal investments and our personal banking needs. It's a full-service relationship."

Dick Stangl, Weimer Bearing & Transmission, Inc.


Alpine Plywood Corp.

"First Business Bank helps us build our business."
"When our previous bank lost interest in us as a customer, we turned to First Business Bank. It's a decision we don't regret."

"First Business Bank reminds us of ourselves. They take an interest in their clients and their businesses, emphasize service and build relationships. Plus, they respond quickly to all of our requests. For example, we recently needed money for a large purchase. We called the bank and had approval the same day. It's that kind of consistent, excellent service that makes First Business Bank our only bank."

John Groskopf, Alpine Plywood Corp.


Engineering Specialists, Inc.

"At First Business Bank, we're more than an account number"
"When our previous bank lost interest in us as a customer, we turned to First Business Bank. It's a decision we don't regret."

"We work with First Business Bank because they respect us and provide a high level of service we couldn't find at other banks. When I call or stop by, everyone knows me and can immediately answer questions about our accounts. I don't have to wait for a response from another office, and that saves me time. Plus, with their knowledgeable team focus on business, they act as trusted advisors and truly provide solutions to our needs."

John Miller, Engineering Specialists, Inc.

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Corey Chambas

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First Business Financial Services
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Chuck Batson

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First Business Capital Corp.
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Joan Burke

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First Business Trust & Investments
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Mark Meloy

Mark Meloy

President & CEO, NMLS# 543757
First Business Bank - Madison
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Michael (Mickey) Noone, CTP

President - Northeast Region
First Business Bank
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Randy Shumate

President
First Business Equipment Finance
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Dave Vetta, CFP

Dave Vetta, CFP

President & CEO
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Jodi Chandler

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First Business Financial Services, Inc.
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Barbara Conley

Barbara Conley

Senior Vice President
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
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Terry Thorpe

Terry Thorpe

Senior Vice President
First Business Equipment Finance
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Gary Fossum

Gary Fossum

Senior Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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James Ropella

James Ropella

Senior Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
First Business Financial Services
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Dennis Sampson

Dennis Sampson

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First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Jim Hartlieb

Jim Hartlieb

Senior Vice President
First Business Bank - Madison
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Tom Rude

Tom Rude

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First Business Equipment Finance
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James Wartinbee, Jr.

James Wartinbee, Jr.

First Vice President, NMLS# 543758
First Business Bank - Madison
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Gay Denny

Gay Denny

Vice President
First Business Factors
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Will Deppiesse, CTP

Will Deppiesse, CTP

Vice President
First Business Bank
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Tim McKeag, CTP

Vice President
First Business Bank - Northeast
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Bob Bell

Bob Bell

Vice President, NMLS# 1012011
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Brian Benz

Brian Benz

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First Business Capital Corp.
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Charlene Breunig

Charlene Breunig

Vice President - Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Madison
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Mike Kern

Mike Kern

Vice President - Portfolio Manager
First Business Bank
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Greg Hansen

Greg Hansen

Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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Mark Buchert

Mark Buchert

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Rick Krauthoefer

Rick Krauthoefer

Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Tom Dott

Tom Dott

Vice President - Business Development
First Business Bank - Madison
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Kevin Pomarnke, CTFA, MBA

Kevin Pomarnke, CTFA, MBA

Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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Kim Preston

Kim Preston

Vice President - Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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David Shaw

David Shaw

Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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Brian Hagen

Brian Hagen

Vice President of Commercial Real Estate
First Business Bank - Madison
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Lynn Sigfred, CTP

Lynn Sigfred, CTP

Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Wade Hanna

Wade Hanna

Vice President of Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Madison
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Erick Hefty

Erick Hefty

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Denee Mott

Denee Mott

Vice President - Business Development Officer
First Business Bank
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Richard Thompson, CFA, CFP

Richard Thompson, CFA, CFP

Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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Cymbre Van Fossen, JD

Cymbre Van Fossen, JD

Vice President
First Business Trust & Investments
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Robert Pieroni

Robert Pieroni

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First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Josh Hoesch

Josh Hoesch

Vice President - Business Development
First Business Bank - Madison
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Matthew Karnick

Matthew Karnick

Vice President
First Business Bank - Madison
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John Kloss

John Kloss

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Jim Tepp

Jim Tepp

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Mike Shea

Mike Shea

Vice President of Private Wealth Management, NMLS# 552830
First Business Bank - Madison
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Jill Thomas

Jill Thomas

Vice President
First Business Bank - Madison
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Lynn Wilson

Lynn Wilson

Vice President - Business Development Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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Marcy Gudgel

Marcy Gudgel

Assistant Vice President - Trust Operations
First Business Trust & Investments
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Chase Kostichka

Chase Kostichka

Assistant Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Peggy Stoop

Peggy Stoop

Assistant Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Tim Beno, CTP

Tim Beno, CTP

Market President - Green Bay
First Business Bank
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Jodie Johnson

Jodie Johnson

Vice President - Marketing
First Business
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Lisa Allen

Lisa Allen

Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank - Madison
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Jane Bartel

Jane Bartel

Senior ABL Associate
First Business Capital Corp.
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Kayla Becker

Kayla Becker

Collateral Analyst
First Business Capital Corp.
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Kelley BonDurant

Kelley BonDurant

Administrative Assistant
First Business Capital Corp.
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Cindy Borgen

Cindy Borgen

Credit Officer
First Business Bank
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Deana Burke

Deana Burke

Treasury Management Specialist
First Business Bank - Madison
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Nick Burken

Nick Burken

Retirement & Investment Services Officer
First Business Trust & Investments
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Nick Carr

Nick Carr

Collateral Analyst
First Business Capital Corp.
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Melanie Cass

Melanie Cass

Client Relationship Specialist
First Business Bank - Madison
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Craig Cerbins, CTP

Craig Cerbins, CTP

Commercial Loan Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Joseph Cillian Jr.

Joseph Cillian Jr.

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Mike Colloton

Mike Colloton

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Michael Doyle

Michael Doyle

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Lisa Duff

Lisa Duff

Administrator
First Business Equipment Finance
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Olga Etlicher

Olga Etlicher

Collateral Analyst
First Business Capital Corp.
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Terry Goehring

Terry Goehring

Collateral Analyst Specialist
First Business Capital Corp.
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Tari Hansen

Tari Hansen

Senior Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Gail Heldke

Gail Heldke

SVP and Division Mgr.
First Business Factors
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Travis Herbst

Travis Herbst

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Lee Ann Hintz

Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank
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Pauline Hittesdorf

Pauline Hittesdorf

Investment & Client Administrative Officer
First Business Trust & Investments
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John Hoagberg

John Hoagberg

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Ryan Jahns

Ryan Jahns

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Chris Jillings

Chris Jillings

Commercial Real Estate Lending Associate
First Business Bank - Madison
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Mike Jolly

Mike Jolly

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Beth Korth

Beth Korth

Director of Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Madison
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Ralph Kourtjian

Ralph Kourtjian

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Heather Lemin

Heather Lemin

Trust Associate
First Business Trust & Investments
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Ron Linn

Ron Linn

Senior Credit Officer
First Business Equipment Finance
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Michael Losenegger

Michael Losenegger

Chief Credit Officer
First Business Financial Services
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Peter Lowney

Peter Lowney

Chief Operating Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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Cindy Malicki

Cindy Malicki

Sr. Project & Services Specialist
First Business Bank - Madison
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Kevin McGraw

Kevin McGraw

Operations Manager
First Business Capital Corp.
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Charlotte Miller

Charlotte Miller

Senior Client Relationship Specialist
First Business Bank - Madison
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Zach Miller

Zach Miller

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Alton Multhauf, CTP

Alton Multhauf, CTP

Treasury Management Associate
First Business Bank - Madison
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Aaron Osten

Investment Sales Officer
First Business Trust & Investments
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Paul Prust

Treasury Management Helpline & Courier Supervisor
First Business Bank - Madison
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Rachel Ripp

Retirement Plan Relationship Officer
First Business Trust & Investments
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Robbin Salvage

Robbin Salvage

VP and Operations Mgr.
First Business Factors
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Tammy Schrank

Tammy Schrank

Client Relationship Specialist
First Business Bank
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Liz Statz

Liz Statz

Client Support Representative
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Sarah Szejn

Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Jamie Thiede

Treasury Management Helpline & Client Support Specialist
First Business Bank - Madison
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Mark Van Someren

Trust Operations Associate
First Business Trust & Investments
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Jorge Varela, Jr.

Jorge Varela, Jr.

Account Manager
First Business Factors
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Jamie Vogt

Business Analyst Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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Patty Wilke

Patty Wilke

Client Relationship Specialist
First Business Bank
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Shirley Woodbeck

Shirley Woodbeck

Trust Administrative Associate
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Wesley Ricchio

President - Kenosha Office
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First Business Bank | Northeast Region
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Bassett Mechanical
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First Business Bank
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Pinnacle Enterprises, LLC
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First Business Financial Services
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Quintessence Biosciences, Inc.
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Acieta LLC
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Carroll University Center for Leadership Excellence
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University Research Park
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President & CEO
First Business Financial Services
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Wingra Technologies
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Stifel Nicolaus Weisel
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Valley Express, LLC.
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Jonas Service and Supply, Inc.
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Entrepreneur in Residence Graduate School of the College of Business Administration
Marquette University
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Northcentral Construction Corporation
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Executive Director
St. Mary's Foundation
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President & CEO
First Business Bank - Madison
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Chief Financial & Operating Officer
Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
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Michael (Mickey) Noone

Michael (Mickey) Noone

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President - Northeast Region
First Business Bank
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Daniel Olszewski

Daniel Olszewski

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Director
Weinert Center for Entrepreneurship at UW
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President and Chief Executive Officer
Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin, Inc.
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Audrey Polencheck

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Former Manager
Thorstad Leasing
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Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
First Business Financial Services
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Antietam, LLC
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First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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CEO
Appleton Cardiology Associates
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Barbara Stephens

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Retired Senior Vice President - Human Resources
Bucyrus International, Inc.
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Dave Vetta

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President & CEO
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Retired CEO
Chorus Communications Group
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Principal and Chief Executive Officer
MLG
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Vice President
Grubb & Ellis | Oakbrook-Madison
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