November 19, 2005

Kilcoyne Joins First Business Bank Board

MADISON, September 19, 2005 - First Business Bank announced today that Jerry Kilcoyne, President of Top Promotions and Wisconsin Active Sportswear, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Jerry started his career at Wisconsin & Southern Railroad and then with its parent Northbrook Corp. where he worked until 1990 as Controller and then Vice President in the mergers and acquisitions area. He then purchased the railroad freight car portion of that company, Northbrook Rail Corp., leasing rail cars and containers to end users in the grain, steel, aggregate, and coal industries. He sold Northbrook Rail Corp. in 1996 and moved back to Wisconsin. Jerry acquired a majority interest in Top Promotions in 1997 and purchased what is now Wisconsin Active Sportswear in 1998.

"We’re very pleased to have Jerry join our Board," stated Michael Losenegger, President and COO of First Business Bank. "Jerry will make an excellent Board member as he brings with him a wealth of business expertise. We value his diverse business background as well as his entrepreneurial spirit."

About First Business Bank First Business Bank was established by business owners and investors in 1990 to specialize in quality business banking for the local business community. First Business Bank offers a full line of deposit and loan products for businesses and business owners, including cash management products, Internet banking, retirement plans/investment management services/trustee services, asset-based lending, and leasing.
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 or call (608) 238-8008.

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