June 08, 2007

Photo Release -- Jim Borchert Joins First Business Bank - Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, June 8, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Business Bank - Milwaukee announced today that Jim Borchert has joined the firm as Vice President - Commercial Real Estate. Jim has 20+ years of total banking experience and 10+ years experience as a banking regulator. Prior to joining First Business, Jim was with Associated Bank’s Commercial Real Estate Division in downtown Milwaukee.

A photo accompanying this release is available here.

Jim is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee’sSchool of Business with a degree in Finance. He is a board member and treasurer of a youth football program in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin.

About First Business Bank - Milwaukee First Business Bank - Milwaukee was established in 2000 to provide a full range of commercial banking services to Greater Milwaukee-area businesses and business people. We are 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 us to understand Greater Milwaukee-area businesses and respond quickly and proactively to meet their needs. First Business Bank - Milwaukee is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBIZ).

The First Business Bank - Milwaukee logo is available here.
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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Jodie Johnson
Assistant Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
(608) 232-5910
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