June 25, 2012

First Business Receives Silver Award for "Best Business Bank" in the State of Wisconsin

June 25, 2012, MADISON, WI - Nearly 200 of the top business people from around the state of Wisconsin attended Corporate Report Wisconsin’s 8th annual Best of Wisconsin Business Awards luncheon on June 8, 2012 at The Madison Concourse Hotel in downtown Madison. This year nearly 3,000 readers cast their votes online to determine the winners.

First Business received a Silver Award in the Best Business Bank category in the state-wide competition.

Corporate Report Wisconsin is the state’s leading monthly business magazine. For 27 years, Corporate Report Wisconsin has provided award-winning business coverage that executives, managers, business owners and policymakers rely on. From breaking news to in-depth special economic reports to profiling Wisconsin’s top executives and companies large and small, Corporate Report Wisconsin is the source. Corporate Report Wisconsin is published by Nei-Turner Media Group in Williams Bay, Wisconsin. For more information on Corporate Report Wisconsin or to view the online edition, visit www.crwmag.com.

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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Jodie Johnson
Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Services, Inc.