First Business

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 (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.

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