MADISON, WI – February 4, 2021 –  First Business Bank is pleased to announce the promotions of Chris Doering to Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking and Melissa Fellows, CTP, to Senior Vice President – Treasury Management – Madison Market Leader.

“Over the past few years, we were lucky enough to add Melissa and Chris to our team at First Business Bank, and we are very grateful for their valuable experience, drive, and their dedication to clients,” said Jim Hartlieb, President. “I’m happy to help recognize their significant accomplishments at First Business Bank.”

Chris Doering has 15 years of commercial banking experience serving primarily family businesses and closely held companies of all sizes with an emphasis on construction, manufacturing/distribution, and service organizations. Chris also has experience financing mergers and acquisitions.

Melissa Fellows has more than 20 years of banking experience. As Senior Vice President – Treasury Management Market Leader in Madison, Melissa Fellows, CTP, leads our Madison team to deliver First Business Bank’s full suite of banking solutions. Melissa is responsible for developing and maintaining client relationships and evaluates business to help generate ideas for process improvement. Melissa’s goal is to help businesses improve cash flow, mitigate fraud loss risk, and maximize earnings potential.

About First Business Bank
First Business Bank specializes in business banking, including commercial banking and specialty finance, private wealth, and bank consulting services, and through its refined focus delivers unmatched expertise, accessibility, and responsiveness. Specialty finance solutions are delivered through First Business Bank’s wholly owned subsidiary First Business Specialty Finance, LLC. First Business Bank is a wholly owned subsidiary of First Business Financial Services, Inc. (Nasdaq: FBIZ). For additional information, visit