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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.

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Recent Blog Posts

September 29, 2015

Is There a Right Way to Vacation?

by Jodie Johnson, Vice President - Marketing, First Business Financial Services, Inc.

A friend recently forwarded me a fun Huffington Post article that challenged the definition of “vacation”.

The writer said those of us who are parents often fall victim to thinking we’re taking “vacations” when we’re really taking “trips”. The article provided some fun screening questions to help you decide which you’re …

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August 27, 2015

Exercising Happiness

by Angela Roidt, Marketing & Communications Associate, First Business Financial Services, Inc.

Toward the end of last summer, I purchased an old bicycle as a way to stay in shape and be active since I don’t like the traditional ways most people “work out”. I wasn’t sure if I was going to like it because I’ve never been a very good bike rider.

So I went to St. Vinny’s Bike Sale and purchased a 3 speed, …

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August 17, 2015

Keep Calm and Supervise On

If you read my blog you know I like to bike. Last weekend I had the same thing happen to me twice. I pull up to a four-way stop and while waiting to take my turn, one of the drivers (trying to be nice) doesn’t go when it’s their turn. Instead, they try to let me go, even though it’s not my turn. Others are ready to go before me (as they should) and nobody knows what to do, making a simple four way stop a dangerous situation. The problem would be averted if everyone just followed the rules. Unexpected behavior can lead to bad consequences.

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