April 20, 2012

First Business Bank - Milwaukee Receives "Top 10 Business of the Year" Award

April 20, 2012, Milwaukee, WI - First Business Bank - Milwaukee, a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ) is proud to announce it was voted one of the "Top 10 Businesses of the Year."

The winners were selected by an independent panel of judges based upon financial growth, employee growth, customer focus, employee relations and community service.

The 2012 Top 10 Businesses of the Year Awards are given out by The Waukesha County Business Alliance and BizTimes Milwaukee. The leaders of the award-winning companies will share insights about some of their best practices in a panel discussion at a June 7 luncheon in Pewaukee. Additional details can be found at www.biztimes.com.

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. 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.

The First Business Financial Services, Inc. logo is available at http://www.firstbusiness.com/logo

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