First Business Financial Services: Hires John Stokas and Chris Jillings

Contact:

Kelley Dixon

Marketing & Events Coordinator

First Business Financial Services, Inc.

Phone 608-232-5774

[email protected]

MADISON, WI, November 15, 2011 – First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ) announced today that John Stokas and Chris Jillings have been hired as Credit Analysts.

John comes to First Business with two years of finance experience and is a graduate of Western Michigan University, holding a degree in Finance. He was previously a member of the Financial Management Association, as well as an active member within the WMU Managed Investment Fund.

Chris comes to First Business with 10 years of business and asset consulting experience. He holds an MBA in Real Estate and a BS in Economics, both from the University of Wisconsin – Madison.

About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) is a $1.1 billion Wisconsin-based bank holding company that specializes in focused financial solutions for businesses, key executives, and high net worth individuals through its operating companies. It is the 2nd largest Wisconsin-based commercial bank holding company listed on NASDAQ or the NYSE. Its companies include: First Business Bank – Madison; First Business Bank – Milwaukee; First Business Bank – Northeast; First Business Trust & Investments; First Business Equipment Finance, LLC; and First Business Capital Corp. For additional information, visit http://www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.