First Business


First Business Capital Corp. is unlike any other specialized lending (ABL).

First Business Capital Corp., a part of First Business Financial Services, is a leading source of specialty lending for small- to middle-market companies with credit requirements of $1,000,000 to over $7,000,000.

We provide revolving lines of credit and term loans for financial and strategic acquisitions (LBOs and MBOs), capital expenditures, financing rapid growth, bank debt refinancing, debt restructuring, turnaround situations, debtor-in possession, and confirmation financing. As a bank owned specialty lender with traditional ABL underwriting fortitude, we are positioned to provide cost effective financing solutions to companies in transition. This focus and commitment provides clients the following benefits:

  1. Direct Access to Key Decision Makers - Our CEO or COO will be involved with your transaction from the initial review to closing.
  2. Quick Response Time - We pride ourselves on making decisions quickly so your business dealings are not delayed.
  3. Seasoned Professionals - Have confidence because you are working with professionals who understand your business and have financed many other companies in similar circumstances

We take time to understand our clients' businesses & the industries in which they operate.

We take time to understand our clients' businesses and the industries in which they operate. This personalized approach to lending allows us to provide loan structures that are tailored to each client and streamlines our credit approval process. You can count on us to propose what we can deliver and deliver what we propose.

Our Products & Services

Asset-based Lending
First Business is a leading provider of financing to privately held businesses with sales from $5,000,000 to $50,000,000. The businesses that are referred to First Business Capital Corp. are in a state of transition for a variety of reasons including growth, turnaround, acquisition, and restructure.
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Factoring
First Business can help get your company's cash flow going by converting your accounts receivable into cash within 24 hours from your initial approval. As one of only a few very select banks that provide factoring services, we’ll be able to meet all of your business financing needs as you move from factoring, to asset-based lending, to a bank loan.
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Company Highlights

  • Established in 1995
  • 7 offices
  • 26% compounded growth in the number of clients since end of 2005

Why First Business Capital Corp.

We fuel turnaround, acquisition, and expansion opportunities with innovative asset-based lending solutions. And because we do it with the same unmatched personal service, flexibility, and integrity you've come to expect from the First Business family of companies, you know that we can be trusted to keep our word. That's why small- to mid-market companies turn to First Business to find the capital they need, borrowing $1,000,000 to $7,000,000 and more. We expertly help highly leveraged companies in transition make the transition.

Why Choose First Business Capital Corp.?

  • We were founded to meet the unique financial needs of small and mid-sized, privately held, entrepreneurial businesses.
  • Our people are seasoned, proven asset-based lending professionals.
  • We have direct experience in a vast array of industries and in a variety of financial circumstances, from acquisitions to turnarounds to confirmation financing.
  • Our senior management is actively involved in every deal from proposal to final payment.
  • We have the underwriting/collateral fortitude of a commercial finance company and the personalized relationship orientation of a community bank.

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Chuck Batson

Chuck Batson

President & CEO
First Business Capital Corp.
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Brian Benz

Brian Benz

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Mark Buchert

Mark Buchert

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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Erick Hefty

Erick Hefty

Vice President - Account Executive
First Business Capital Corp.
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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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Lynn Wilson

Lynn Wilson

Vice President - Business Development Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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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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Nick Carr

Nick Carr

Collateral Analyst
First Business Capital Corp.
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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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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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Travis Herbst

Travis Herbst

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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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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Mike Jolly

Mike Jolly

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Ralph Kourtjian

Ralph Kourtjian

VP of Business Development
First Business Capital Corp.
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Peter Lowney

Peter Lowney

Chief Operating Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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Kevin McGraw

Kevin McGraw

Operations Manager
First Business Capital Corp.
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Zach Miller

Zach Miller

Field Examiner
First Business Capital Corp.
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Jamie Vogt

Jamie Vogt

Business Analyst Officer
First Business Capital Corp.
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