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Corey Chambas: President & CEO of First Business Financial Services, Inc.
Corey Chambas, President & CEO of First Business Financial Services, Inc. is a featured blogger for IBMadison.com. Corey has over 25 years experience working with local businesses. He currently serves as a director of several of First Business's companies, is a board member of M3 Insurance Solutions, an advisory board member of Bellbrook Labs and Aldine Capital Fund, and a member of the Strategic Issues Campaign Committee for the United Way of Dane County.
Corey's recent blog postings are featured below.
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by Bonnie Van Epps, Vice President - Talent Development Manager, First Business Financial Services, Inc.
I have a four year old who has recently started asking a lot of questions. And I don’t mean just a few, simple questions, I mean questions that literally make me stop and think, Hmmmm - I’m not sure if I know the answer to that or even HOW to answer that. A few of his …
by Theresa Wiese, SVP - Compliance and Risk Management, First Business
I recently got back from a large conference that had well-known keynote speakers, topics led by subject matter experts, and break-out sessions that engaged and spurred conversation. Here are a few thoughts/lessons learned from the experience:
1. Network as much as possible.
Take the opportunity to have lunch, dinner or a glass of wine with people you’ve never met before to capitalize on their …
by Craig Cerbins, Assistant Vice President, First Business Bank – Milwaukee
Recently I had the opportunity to take a step back in time. No, I don’t mean rotating the TV antenna to get better reception for the Packers game (even though I did do that recently – more on that later).
I became a student…again.
I enrolled in the Graduate School of Banking (GSB) at the University of Wisconsin – Madison which is regarded as the national leader for advanced bank management training …