First Business Financial Services: Jim Hartlieb promoted to president of First Business Bank

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Jodie Johnson

Vice President – Marketing

First Business Financial Services, Inc.

Phone 608-358-6289

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MADISON, WI – August 24, 2015 – The Board of Directors of First Business Bank, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: FBIZ), announced today the appointment of Jim Hartlieb as President and Board Member of First Business Bank.

Jim joined the bank in 2009 as Senior Vice President. Jim has over 22 years of experience in the commercial banking industry, focusing on serving middle-market companies in the Dane County area. He attended the University of Iowa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and was a four year letter winner in football. Jim has been active in the community, serving on several nonprofit boards. He is currently involved as a member of the Middleton Outreach Ministry Board and the Finance Council of St. Maria Goretti Church.

“The recognition is well earned as Jim has been a key contributor to our success,” stated Mark Meloy, CEO and Director of First Business Bank. “I look forward to working closely with Jim in his expanded role as we continue to grow in the Madison market.”

About First Business Financial Services, Inc.

First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:FBIZ) is a Wisconsin-based bank holding company, focused on the unique needs of businesses, business executives, and high net worth individuals. First Business offers commercial banking, specialty finance, and private wealth management solutions, and because of its niche focus, is able to provide its clients with unmatched expertise, accessibility, and responsiveness. For additional information, visit http://www.firstbusiness.com or call 608-238-8008.

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