Larry Sobal Joins First Business Bank – Northeast Board of Directors
APPLETON, WI - August 2, 2010 - First Business Bank - Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ), announced today that Larry Sobal joined its Board of Directors.
Larry Sobal is CEO of Appleton Cardiology Associates, Wisconsin’s largest independent cardiovascular provider. He has been involved in the healthcare industry for 30 years as CEO or senior executive in a variety of health systems and consulting firms. Aside from focusing on the Appleton Cardiology’s growth and development, Mr. Sobal is actively promoting employer-based wellness programs as the CEO spokesperson for Well Cities-Fox Cities. One of its initiatives is to encourage local employers to become more aggressive in improving the health status of their insured populations by utilizing biometric based benefit plans.
Mr. Sobal is a featured speaker at various healthcare industry events, writes a regular column on healthcare for the Post Crescent newspaper as well as frequently contributing to other business journals regarding healthcare topics. His academic background includes a Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis and a Master of Health Science in Health Administration & Planning from the Washington University Medical School.
About First Business Bank - Northeast
First Business Bank - Northeast is headquartered at 3913 W. Prospect Avenue in Appleton. In addition to offering commercial loan products, First Business Bank - Northeast offers a full line of deposit, investment, and equipment finance products through its affiliates First Business Bank - Madison and First Business Trust & Investments. Among these products are: remote deposit, treasury management, Internet banking, retirement plans, investment management services, trust services, asset-based lending, and equipment finance and leasing. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com or call 920-734-1800.
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 www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.
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