First Business

February 24, 2009

First Business Capital Corp. Hires Pamela Andersen, Steve Bratz, and Mike Salbego

MADISON, WI, February 24, 2009 - First Business Capital Corp. announced today that Pamela Andersen and Steve Bratz have accepted positions as Field Examiners and Mike Salbego has accepted the position of Collateral Analyst. First Business Capital Corp. is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ).

Pamela is responsible for conducting field examinations of existing and prospective clients. She is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Madison, where she earned a bachelor of business administration degree in both finance and economics with a math emphasis.

Steve is responsible for conducting field examinations of existing and prospective clients. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Platteville, where he earned bachelor degrees in accounting and finance.

Mike is responsible for working daily with existing clients on loan advances, collateral reporting, and other operational issues. Prior to joining the team at First Business Capital Corp., Mike worked with John Hancock Financial Network in Madison as a Registered Representative. He is a graduate of University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh where he earned a bachelor of business administration degree in finance.

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.

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:
Jodie Johnson
Assistant Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
(608)232-5910
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