February 12, 2010

First Business Capital Corp. Hires Kurts Strelnieks and Brian Benz

MADISON, WI, February 12, 2010 - First Business Capital Corp. announced today that Kurts Strelnieks and Brian Benz have accepted positions as Vice President - Account Executive. First Business Capital Corp. is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ).

Kurts will be responsible for managing existing client relationships at First Business Capital Corp. He has over 20 years of banking experience, primarily in asset-based lending. Past asset-based lending experience includes positions at Associated Commercial Finance, LaSalle Business Credit, Firstar Financial Services, and Norwest Business Credit. He graduated from Augsburg College with an Accounting degree and the University of St. Thomas with an MBA. He has been a board member of local chapters of the Turnaround Management Association and the Association for Corporate Growth.

Brian will be responsible for managing existing client relationships within First Business Capital Corp. He has over 13 years of asset-based lending experience which includes four years at Bank of America Business Capital and five years at GE Capital. Brian received his Bachelor’s degree in Finance from Ball State University.

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 $1,000,000 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.
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 www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.

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