July 13, 2007

Photo Release -- Joe Quinn Joins First Business Bank - Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE, July 13, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Business Bank - Milwaukee, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq:FBIZ), announced today that Joe Quinn has joined the firm as Senior Client Advisor - Vice President.

A photo accompanying this release is available here.

In his new role, Joe will work closely with clients and their advisors to develop and implement succession plans and transition strategies for privately owned businesses. "I’m delighted to join the First Business team," says Joe. "I have been continually impressed with their extremely high level of service, their approach to client relations, and the quality group of individuals I’ll be working with. It’s a privilege to join the First Business family of companies."

Joe has 23 years of experience in the financial services industry. He led the corporate trust and employee benefits teams of Firstar Trust Company and also served in commercial lending at Firstar. Joe then joined J P Morgan (formerly Bank One) and served institutional investment clients throughout the United States. Earlier in his career, Joe was in private legal practice in Detroit and served the estate planning and succession planning needs of business owners. Joe received his law degree from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and his bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan. He is a member of both the State Bar of Wisconsin and the State Bar of Michigan.

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 (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.

The First Business Financial Services, Inc. logo is available at http://www.firstbusiness.com/logo

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Jodie Johnson
Assistant Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Serviecs, Inc.
(608) 232-5910
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