Margaret Bomber of First Business Bank Earns Certified Treasury Professional Designation
MADISON, WI -- April 8, 2009 -- First Business Bank announced today that Margaret Bomber has been granted the highly-regarded designation of Certified Treasury Professional® (CTP) by the Association for Financial Professionals® (AFP). First Business Bank is a part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ).
Margaret is the Assistant Vice President of Treasury Management. She brings over 15 years of treasury management experience working with business and non-profit clients in the greater Madison area. Margaret has been with the First Business family of companies since 1996. Previous to this she was with M&I in Madison. She has a B.B.A. in Finance from the University of Wisconsin - Madison and graduated from the Graduate School of Banking in Madison.
By successfully meeting rigorous examination requirements, Margaret has joined a community of over 18,000 finance professionals worldwide who have earned this distinguished certification. In doing so, Ms. Bomber brings the highest level of expertise and distinction to First Business Bank.
Recognizing the unique skills and special knowledge required of treasury and finance professionals, AFP implemented the certification program in 1986. The comprehensive body of knowledge and the certification exam are periodically reviewed, updated, and expanded by an AFP appointed committee of corporate and banking experts to reflect the on-going changes within the finance profession. In addition to meeting the program’s education and experience requirements, those awarded the CTP designation agree to complete a minimum of 36 hours of continuing professional education in treasury, cash management, and accounting every three years.
About the Association for Financial Professionals®
The Association for Financial Professionals serves more than 16,000 individual members throughout all stages of their careers in treasury and financial management. Headquartered in Bethesda, MD, AFP provides professional certification, continuing education, research, development of industry standards, financial tools and publications, training and career development, and representation to legislators and regulators. The global reach of AFP includes AFP of Canada, a Toronto-based membership organization; and gtnews, a London-based, on-line resource for the treasury and finance community.