Dave Vetta to Receive Don Richards Leadership Award
MILWAUKEE, WI, – July 20, 2017 – First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ) announces that Dave Vetta, Former President & CEO of First Business Bank – Milwaukee, will receive the Don Richards Leadership Award from the Waukesha County Business Alliance at its 99th Annual Meeting September 8, 2017.
The Don Richards Leadership Award recognizes Vetta’s outstanding history of leadership, vision, and accomplishments.
“I am truly honored to receive the Don Richards Leadership Award,” says Dave Vetta. “I’m grateful for the Waukesha County Business Alliance, a fabulous resource for Waukesha county businesses, and for the support and contribution of the great team and clients of First Business.”
A Waukesha and Whitefish Bay native, Dave has more than 30 years of experience in the investment and banking industry. He holds an MBA from the University of Wisconsin – Whitewater and a BS from Carroll University. Dave is active in United Way of Milwaukee and of Waukesha, has served on the Board of Trustees for Carroll University, and is a member of the Carroll University Hall of Fame. Dave is the recipient of the P.E. MacAllister Distinguished Alumni Award from Carroll University.
Active in both the MMAC and the Waukesha Business Alliance, Dave and First Business are founding members of the Waukesha Manufacturing Alliance. He is a board member of GPS Education Partners. Dave has served as President of the Waukesha Memorial Hospital Foundation as well as a member of the Waukesha County Community Foundation board.
The Don Richards Award was created in 1993 to honor the life of Don Richards, former publisher of The Business Journal and Chairman of the Board of the Waukesha Area Chamber of Commerce (now Waukesha County Business Alliance) who was known for his hands-on leadership and vision in the Waukesha county business community.
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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.