September 18, 2009

Dennis Sampson Joins First Business Bank Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, WI, September 18, 2009 - First Business Bank - Milwaukee announced today that Dennis Sampson accepted the position of Senior Vice President. First Business Bank - Milwaukee is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ).

Dennis has over 21 years of commercial banking experience, focusing on owner-managed businesses in manufacturing, real estate development, and construction. Prior to joining First Business Bank - Milwaukee, Dennis was with our affiliate, First Business Bank - Madison for nine years. Graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Economics from the University of Wisconsin - Madison, Dennis spent time as a Captain in the U.S. Army prior to and during his banking career. Dennis has been active with the Madison Area Builders Association, chairing its Public Relations Committee and Education Committee. He was also involved with the Greater Madison Chamber of Commerce, and BNI. Dennis serves on the board of Middleton Senior Housing, Inc. as Vice President, and has served as both an Account Executive and Allocation Panel Member for the United Way. Dennis currently coaches both youth soccer and baseball. Dennis is not new to the greater Milwaukee market. He spent some time at Bank One in Racine in his early years of banking where he was successful in developing and managing commercial credits.

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 or call 262-792-1400.
About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBIZ) is a Wisconsin-based bank holding company, focused on the unique needs of businesses, business executives, and high net worth individuals. First Business offers commercial banking, specialty finance, and private wealth management solutions, and because of its niche focus, is able to provide its clients with unmatched expertise, accessibility, and responsiveness. For additional information, visit or call (608) 238-8008.

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Kelley Dixon
Marketing Assistant
First Business Financial Services, Inc.