September 25, 2009

Terry Tessier Joins First Business Bank

APPLETON, WI - September 25, 2009 - First Business Bank - Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ), announced today that Terry Tessier has been hired as Vice President of Business Development.

Terry comes to First Business with over 35 years of banking experience, most recently with JPMorgan Chase Bank N.A. in Appleton and Neenah. He is a graduate of Carroll University with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Economics and received his Master of Business Administration from Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. Terry serves as Board Member and Treasurer for Friendship Place and is a Member of Appleton West Rotary.

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.

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

Contact:
Kelley Dixon
Marketing Assistant
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
920-734-1800
Email