First Business

September 15, 2010

Kim Preston Awarded Diploma from the Graduate School of Banking

MILWAUKEE, WI, September 15, 2010 - First Business Bank-Milwaukee announced today that Kim Preston has been awarded a diploma from the Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. First Business Bank-Milwaukee is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ).

Kim Preston was awarded a diploma on August 20, 2010, at commencement exercises during the 66th annual session of the prestigious Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

The School, sponsored by the 18 state bankers associations comprising the Central States Conference of Bankers Associations, and the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1945 to provide bankers with an opportunity for advanced study and research in banking, economics and leadership. Instruction at the Graduate School of Banking takes place during two-week resident sessions for three consecutive summers, along with comprehensive study between summer resident sessions. The curriculum focuses on the management of strategic issues faced by banking executives and financial services industry professionals.

The Graduate School of Banking enrolls approximately 550 US and international professionals each year. Over 85 esteemed academicians, economists, government officials, and industry professionals comprise the School’s faculty.

Craig Goodlock, Chairman and CEO of Farmers Sate Bank in Munith, Michigan, was the featured speaker at commencement; Mr. Goodlock is a 1992 graduate of the Graduate School of Banking.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Graduate School of Banking
800-755-6440
www.gsb.org

About First Business Bank - Milwaukee
First Business Bank - Milwaukee was established in 2000 to provide a full range of commercial banking services to Milwaukee-area businesses and business people. It is chartered as a unit bank with a CEO, not a branch president, and a board of directors rather than an advisory board. This structure allows it to understand Milwaukee-area businesses and respond quickly and proactively to their needs. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call 262-792-1400.

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:
Kelley Dixon
Marketing & Events Coordinator
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
262-792-1400
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