Bob Pedersen Joins First Business Bank – Northeast Board Of Directors
APPLETON, WI, – Aug. 12, 2013 – First Business Bank – Northeast, part of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ), announced today that Bob Pedersen has joined its Board of Directors.
“We’re extremely proud to have Bob join our board. First Business and its staff are dedicated to helping local not-for-profits succeed. Bob’s experience, resources, and insights will help us continuously improve the value we offer to nonprofits, foundations, and educational organizations in Northeast Wisconsin,” stated Mickey Noone, President, First Business Bank – Northeast.
Bob Pedersen has been President and Chief Executive Officer of Goodwill Industries of North Central Wisconsin, Inc. since 1991. He has over 40 years of nonprofit leadership experience. Prior to joining Goodwill, he was Associate Executive Director of Programs and Services for the Brown County Association for Retarded Citizens in Green Bay, WI, for 17 years. Before returning to Wisconsin in 1974, he was Director of Adult Services for the Pinellas Association for Retarded Children in St. Petersburg, FL.
Bob has a bachelor’s degree in Communications and Psychology from North Park College in Chicago. He did post-graduate study in Program Evaluation at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. Bob also has an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh.
About First Business
First Business Financial Services 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 www.firstbusiness.com.