First Business


The First Business Story

First Business has a rich history of growth that we are very proud of. As part of our new employee orientation, everyone has the opportunity to listen to our CEO present the "First Business Story". This presentation is a detailed history of the company, highlighting the most important stages of growth from day one to the present. Below you will find some key points in the history of First Business.

Timeline of Company Growth

1990
First Business Bank Madison opens its doors as a “niche” commercial bank
1995
First Madison Capital Corp. is formed; renamed First Business Capital Corp. in 2002
1997
Formed M2 Lease Funds LLC; renamed First Business Equipment Finance in 2008
1999
First Business Investment Services created; trust powers granted in 2001 and renamed First Business Trust & Investments
2000
First Business Bank Milwaukee opened
2005
First Business Financial Services registered as a public company, listed as FBIZ on NASDAQ
2006
First Business Bank - Northeast Region created
2008
First Business Bank - Northeast Region enters the Green Bay market
2012
First Business Launches First Business Factoring


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