November 24, 2008

First Business Bank - Northeast Expands to New Oshkosh Office

First Business Bank - Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ), announced today that it has expanded its facilities and relocated to a new Oshkosh office at 230 Ohio Street, Suite 220. The phone will remain as 920-231-2400 and fax as 920-231-7349.

First Business first opened an office in Northeast Wisconsin in 2006 at 601 Oregon Street. In 2007, First Business opened a second office (also serving as the Northeast headquarters) in Appleton at 3913 W. Prospect Avenue. On November 17, 2008, First Business relocated its Oshkosh office to 230 Ohio Street, Suite 220.

"Our original Oshkosh location was always meant to be temporary as we searched for a permanent location. Our banking model has been very well received by businesses in Oshkosh and Fond du Lac, and we are excited to relocate to a permanent expanded facility to serve this market," Mickey Noone, President - Northeast Region, First Business Bank.

"We are thrilled to commit to the market and be a part of new development along the river in downtown Oshkosh. Moving to the same building as the Oshkosh Community Foundation will give us a better presence in the market and allow us to better serve our clients," said Will Deppiesse, Vice President, First Business Bank.

About First Business Bank - Northeast First Business Bank - Northeast is headquartered at 3913 W. Prospect Avenue in Appleton. In addition to offering commercial loan products, First Business Bank - Northeast offers a full line of deposit, investment, and equipment finance products through its affiliates First Business Bank - Madison and First Business Trust & Investments, including remote deposit, treasury management products, Internet banking, retirement plans, investment management services, trust services, asset-based lending, and equipment finance and leasing.
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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