First Business Bank – Northeast: Mike Kern joins First Business Bank – Northeast

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Kelley Schwersinske
Marketing & Events Coordinator
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
Phone 920-435-5442
[email protected]

APPLETON, WI – March 5, 2013 – First Business Bank – Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ), announced today that Mike Kern has been hired as Vice President – Portfolio Manager.

Mike Kern is Vice President – Portfolio Manager of First Business Bank’s Northeast Region. He has over 19 years of banking experience and came to First Business Bank after sixteen years with Associated Bank. Mike began his banking career in Oshkosh in 1993. He is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Oshkosh with degrees in Economics and Finance. Mike has been involved with many local community committees including: Mercy Medical Center Foundation Fundraising Committee. He is currently involved with Boy Scouts, YMCA, and Junior Achievement.

About First Business Bank – Northeast

First Business Bank – Northeast is headquartered at 3913 W. Prospect Avenue in Appleton. In addition to offering commercial loan products, First Business Bank – Northeast offers a full line of deposit, investment, and equipment finance products through its affiliates First Business Bank – Madison and First Business Trust & Investments. Among these products are: remote deposit, treasury management, Internet banking, retirement plans, investment management services, trust services, asset-based lending, and equipment finance and leasing. For additional information, visit http://www.firstbusiness.com or call 920-734-1800.

About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services (NASDAQ:FBIZ) is a $1.2 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; First Business Capital Corp.; and First Business Factors. For additional information, visit http://www.firstbusiness.com or call (608) 238-8008.

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