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Our Products & Services

Treausury 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 thier 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 thier 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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Our People

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Dave Vetta, CFP

Dave Vetta, CFP

President & CEO
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Dennis Sampson

Dennis Sampson

Senior Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Tom Rude

Tom Rude

First Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Bob Bell

Bob Bell

Vice President, NMLS# 1012011
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Rick Krauthoefer

Rick Krauthoefer

Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Kim Preston

Kim Preston

Vice President - Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Lynn Sigfred, CTP

Lynn Sigfred, CTP

Vice President
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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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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Craig Cerbins

Craig Cerbins

Commercial Loan Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Natalie Glumm

Natalie Glumm

AVP-Treasury Management
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Tari Hansen

Tari Hansen

Senior Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Sarah Szejn

Sarah Szejn

Client Relationship Officer
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Our Board

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W. Kent Lorenz

W. Kent Lorenz

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
Chairman and CEO
Acieta LLC
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JoAnne Brandes

JoAnne Brandes

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
Founder & Senior Fellow
Carroll University Center for Leadership Excellence
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Timothy Keane

Timothy Keane

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
Entrepreneur in Residence Graduate School of the College of Business Administration
Marquette University
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James Ropella

James Ropella

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
First Business Financial Services
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John Silseth

John Silseth

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
President
Antietam, LLC
Chairman
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Dave Vetta

Dave Vetta

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
President & CEO
First Business Bank - Milwaukee
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Tim Wallen

Tim Wallen

First Business Bank - Milwaukee
Principal and Chief Executive Officer
MLG
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