October 12, 2013

Topic: Articles About First Business

First Business CFO, Jim Ropella, Presented with 2013 CFO Award by In Business Magazine

At the first annual CFO Awards, In Business Magazine celebrates top financial professionals for their fiscal leadership and contributions to their companies’ growth. Join us in honoring the 2013 winners at the Madison Business Expo on October 23. 2013 CFO Award winners include:

  • Small Business: Suzanne Scheuerman, Finance Director, Habitat for Humanity
  • Medium Business: Tom Golden, Executive VP-Corporate Services, M3 Insurance
  • Large Business: Michael D. Buhl, Senior VP-Finance and CFO, University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics
  • Public Organization: Jim Ropella, CFO, First Business Financial Services, Inc.
  • Nonprofit Organization: Rick Spiel, Executive VP and CFO, United Way of Dane County, Inc.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award: Kevin Klagos, CFO, First Choice Dental
Source Article: In Business Magazine

About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services (Nasdaq:FBIZ) is a $1.2 billion Wisconsin-based bank holding company that specializes in focused financial solutions for businesses, key executives, and high net worth individuals through its operating companies. It is the 2nd largest Wisconsin-based commercial bank holding company listed on NASDAQ or the NYSE. Its companies include: First Business Bank - Madison; First Business Bank - Milwaukee; First Business Bank - Northeast; First Business Trust & Investments; First Business Equipment Finance, LLC; and First Business Capital Corp. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.

The First Business Financial Services, Inc. logo is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=2667

Jim Ropella
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
First Business Financial Services, Inc.