First Business Bank: Jerry Kilcoyne Elected to First Business Bank Board of Directors

Press Release

For Immediate Release

MADISON, September 19, 2005 – First Business Bank announced today that Jerry Kilcoyne, President of Top Promotions and Wisconsin Active Sportswear, has been elected to its Board of Directors.

Jerry started his career at Wisconsin & Southern Railroad and then with its parent Northbrook Corp. where he worked until 1990 as Controller and then Vice President in the mergers and acquisitions area. He then purchased the railroad freight car portion of that company, Northbrook Rail Corp., leasing rail cars and containers to end users in the grain, steel, aggregate, and coal industries. He sold Northbrook Rail Corp. in 1996 and moved back to Wisconsin. Jerry acquired a majority interest in Top Promotions in 1997 and purchased what is now Wisconsin Active Sportswear in 1998.

“We’re very pleased to have Jerry join our Board,” stated Michael Losenegger, President and COO of First Business Bank. “Jerry will make an excellent Board member as he brings with him a wealth of business expertise. We value his diverse business background as well as his entrepreneurial spirit.”

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First Business Bank was the first bank in the Midwest to devote itself exclusively to serving businesses. We take an individual approach to your company’s banking needs and pride ourselves on responsiveness. First Business Bank offers a full range of lending and cash management products, as well as innovative services such as no-cost courier deposit pick-up. For additional information, visit or call 608-238-8008.