First Business

July 07, 2009

First Business Capital Corp. Hires Jim Tepp

MADISON, WI, July 7, 2009 - First Business Capital Corp. announced today that Jim Tepp has accepted the position of Vice President - Account Executive. First Business Capital Corp. is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ).

Jim is responsible for managing existing client relationships at First Business Capital Corp. He has 33 years of banking experience, many of those being in asset-based lending. Past experience includes 22 years as an Account Executive at Firstar in both their asset-based lending group and structured finance area in Milwaukee, and three years in credit as an approver. Jim also spent eight years as a Correspondent Banker for M&I. He is a CPA and graduated from Carroll College with an Accounting degree.

About First Business Capital Corp.
First Business Capital Corp. is a leading source of asset-based lending for small- to mid-market companies with credit requirements of $700,000 to $7,000,000 and more. We provide revolving lines of credit and term loans for acquisitions, debt restructuring, turnaround situations, debtor-in-possession, confirmation financing, and rapid growth financing. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call 608-232-5980.

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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.

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Contact:
Kelley Dixon
Marketing Assistant
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
608-232-5774
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