Mark has over 25 years of banking experience, including specialized work in commercial lending as well as in mergers and acquisitions. Mark is originally from Platteville, Wisconsin, and is a graduate of Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa where he received his B.S. in Finance. He is also a graduate of the Prochnow Graduate School of Banking at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. He joined First Business in 2000 and has held various positions during his tenure, including President of First Business Bank - Milwaukee. Mark is active in the community, having been involved with Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, St. Vincent de Paul, and the Catholic Diocese of Madison Foundation. He is also a member of the Rotary Club of Madison and serves on its Foundation board of directors.