First Business Bank â€“ Milwaukeeâ€™s Dave Vetta Awarded Community Leader of the Year from United Way â€“ Waukesha County
BROOKFIELD, WI, June 20, 2014 - First Business is pleased to announce that Dave Vetta, First Business Bank - Milwaukee President & CEO, is a recipient of The Community Leader of the Year Award from United Way Waukesha County. The award is given to an individual who has distinguished himself/herself by positively affecting the lives of many people as a volunteer, leader, and an individual who has inspired others to give back through United Way. The award was presented to Dave at the annual ‘Inspire by Example’ Volunteer Recognition and Celebration Luncheon at Country Springs Hotel in Pewaukee.
Dave, a native of Waukesha and Whitefish Bay, graduated from Carroll University in 1976 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. He holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater and has taken advanced studies at Northwestern University and University of Virginia, Darden School of Business. Dave is active in United Way of Milwaukee and of Waukesha. He has served on the Board of Trustees for Carroll University and is a member of the Carroll University Athletic Hall of Fame. Active in both the MMAC (Metro Milwaukee Area Chamber of Commerce) and the Waukesha Business Alliance, Dave and First Business are founding members of the Waukesha Manufacturing Alliance. He is a board member of GPS Education Partners. Dave has served as President of the Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation as well as a member of the Waukesha Community Foundation board.
About United Way
United Way in Waukesha County is a community-based nonprofit that identifies and addresses local health and human service needs by raising resources necessary to positively impact lives and conditions. For more information, contact United Way in Waukesha County at (262) 547-8459 or visit www.UnitedWayWaukesha.org.
About First Business Bank - Milwaukee
First Business Bank - Milwaukee was established in 2000 to provide a full range of commercial banking services to Milwaukee-area businesses and business people. It is chartered as a unit bank with a CEO, not a branch president, and a board of directors rather than an advisory board. This structure allows it to understand Milwaukee-area businesses and respond quickly and proactively to their needs. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call 262-792-1400.
About First Business Financial Services, Inc.
First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) is a $1.3 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.