September 15, 2010

First Business Financial Services, Inc. Promotes Ken James; Hires Andrea Grunenwald and Melanie Cass

MADISON, WI, September 15, 2010 - First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ) announced today that Ken James has been promoted to Vice President of Credit Administration, Andrea Grunenwald has been hired as a Loan Support Representative, and Melanie Cass has been hired as a Loan Services Representative.

Ken has over 18 years of banking experience and holds a B.A. in Communications with a double minor in Business Management and Marketing from Western Illinois University. Ken is Treasurer of the Middleton Springs Condominium Association and celebrated his sixth anniversary with First Business earlier this year.

Andrea has over seven years of banking experience in various fields such as loan servicing, item processing, and escrow servicing. She moved to Madison from Milwaukee to further her career and to earn a degree in Business and Finance.

Melanie comes to First Business with over eight years of lending experience and has held several different banking positions. While gaining her lending experience, she also attended Edgewood College part-time. In May 2009 she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Organizational Leadership and Development.

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.

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