Promotions & New Hires at First Business
Changes at First Business Bank – Milwaukee Include:
Dave Vetta Named Chairman; Mike Flynn Joins as President;
and Dennis Sampson, Bob Bell, and Kim Preston Recognized with Promotions
BROOKFIELD, WI, – May 1, 2017 – First Business Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: FBIZ), announced today several investments in its Milwaukee-based team.
Dave Vetta will assume the role of Chairman of the Board at First Business Bank – Milwaukee. John Silseth, First Business Bank – Milwaukee’s current Board Chairman, will transition to Lead Director on the bank board and will remain on the holding company board.
Mike Flynn joins First Business Bank – Milwaukee as President. Mike brings a wealth of experience from the banking industry, as well as valuable business leadership experience as the CEO of a Midwest manufacturing firm.
Several long-standing employees were also recognized with promotions:
- Bob Bell has been promoted to Senior Vice President. Bob will head to Milwaukee commercial real estate and private wealth management teams; two areas which contribute to a robust product offering, meeting both the business and personal needs of First Business clients.
- Kim Preston has been promoted to Vice President II of Treasury Management. She will lead the Milwaukee treasury management team, client services team, and compliance and risk management efforts. Kim is also a key contributor to product development efforts and the leadership team.
“Our unwavering dedication to this company’s mission, and all it can do for its clients in the Greater Milwaukee region, is stronger than ever, nearly tripling in size over the past 10 years,” stated Dave Vetta. “I am excited for this next chapter as we continue to strengthen and invest in the foundation to be the best dedicated business bank partner and provider in the area.”
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.