First Business

November 05, 2012

First Business Bank Hires Charlene Breunig and Tyler Ruhland; Promotes Chris Jillings

MADISON, WI, November 5, 2012 - First Business Bank announced today that Charlene Breunig has been hired as Vice President - Treasury Management and Tyler Ruhland as Client Support Representative. Chris Jillings has been promoted to Commercial Real Estate Lending Associate. First Business Bank is part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ).

Charlene joins First Business bringing over 23 years of Treasury Management experience. For the past 10 years she was employed by U.S. Bank. Charlene has been responsible for providing businesses with a full range of treasury management solutions helping them to optimize working capital and improve operational efficiency. She earned the Certified Treasury Professional (CTP) designation from the Association for Financial Professionals and the Accredited ACH Professional (AAP) designation from the National Automated Clearing House Association. Charlene is a member of the Rotary Club of Madison West Towne - Middleton and has been involved in various community and fund raising events including those sponsored by the United Way.

Tyler joins First Business as a Client Support Representative with over three years of banking experience. Tyler is a graduate of UW-Madison with a degree in Sociology and an emphasis in Economics. He is currently the Juniors Activities Director for the Wisconsin NRA. Tyler is an avid outdoorsman and spends his time training for triathlons, fishing and hunting. He is originally from Prairie du Sac, WI and now lives in Madison, WI with his fiancée.

Chris is an Associate on the Commercial Real Estate Lending team at First Business, managing and developing relationships within the bank’s investment property portfolio. He has over 10 years of experience in the financial services industry, primarily as a valuation and strategic business consultant serving industrial firms and money center banks in national and international markets. Chris earned both his Bachelors and Masters Degrees at UW-Madison, majoring in Economics and later earning his MBA in Real Estate. He lives in Madison with his wife and two sons, and enjoys golf, boating, kayaking, teaching, travel, and just about anything that involves being outside.

About First Business Bank
First Business Bank was established by area business owners and investors in 1990 to specialize in quality business banking for the local business community. First Business Bank offers a full line of financial services for businesses and business owners, including: commercial lending, treasury management, private banking, retirement plans, investment management services, trust services, asset-based lending, and equipment finance and leasing. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call 608-238-8008.

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