First Business Bank in Milwaukee: Elects Susan Marks to Board of Directors

Press Release
For Immediate Release

MILWAUKEE, December 16, 2004 – First Business Bank in Milwaukee announced today that it has elected Susan Marks to its Board of Directors. Marks is CEO of Pinstripe, Inc. and a Partner at Star Canyon, LLC.

With over 25 years of experience as an entrepreneur, investor, and business executive, Marks and her team have successfully and profitably grown numerous organizations. Marks is known for her ability to bring strong executive and operating teams together to create great organizations that bring customers unique, high value solutions. Sue is the recipient of the Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year Award, and has earned both the Working Woman 500 Award and Future 50 of Wisconsin Award for three consecutive years.

In addition to First Business Bank, Sue sits on the boards of Raffel Comfort Sciences, Virtual Edge, Inc. and is a Board Member and Treasurer of EMSystem, LLC. Founder and CEO of ProStaff/HRfirst, Marks held senior executive positions at Kelly Services, Inc. following their acquisition of Mark’s companies. Marks holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business from Marquette University and is active in the Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship.

About First Business Bank
First Business Bank serves businesses in greater Milwaukee, focusing on small and medium sized businesses, their owners and managers, and professionals. The organization offers a full line of deposit and loan products for business and individuals, including cash management products, Internet banking, retirement plans/investment management services/trustee services, asset-based lending, and equipment leasing.

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