June 24, 2008

Tim Beno Joins First Business Bank - Northeast

First Business Bank - Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ), announced today that Tim Beno has joined the company as Market President for Green Bay.

Tim brings over 16 years of commercial banking experience to First Business. Tim was previously Vice President and Commercial Banking Manager for Bank Mutual (Former First Northern Bank) in Green Bay, managing seven employees and responsible for all commercial banking activity in 22 locations. Prior to that, Tim was at Associated Bank and Firstar Bank in Green Bay. Tim is a graduate of Northern Illinois University, and lives in Ledgeview with his wife and son. Tim is an elected official and has been Supervisor for the Town of Ledgeview since 2003. He is past Director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Wisconsin.

"We’re excited to have Tim join our team. I’ve admired Tim’s work in the industry for years. He has a strong background in commercial banking, which adds to our current team of experienced business bankers in Appleton and Oshkosh. He’s known for strong client relations and community involvement. This fits nicely with the culture we have at First Business," stated Mickey Noone, President - Northeast Region, First Business Bank.

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, including remote deposit, treasury management products, Internet banking, retirement plans, investment management services, trust services, asset-based lending, and equipment finance and leasing. For additional information, visit the bank’s Website 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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Jodie Johnson
Assistant Vice President - Marketing
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
(608) 232-5910
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