MADISON, WI – April 19, 2022  –  First Business Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Melissa Fellows, CTP, to Senior Vice President – Managing Director of Treasury Management.

“We’re very fortunate to have Melissa leading our Treasury Management teams,” said Jim Hartlieb, President. “She is a dedicated leader with a passion for helping businesses optimize and streamline their processes to accomplish more with fewer resources.” 

As a Certified Treasury Professional with more than 20 years of banking experience, Melissa leads our Treasury Management teams to deliver First Business Bank’s full suite of banking solutions. She and her team are responsible for developing and maintaining broad-based relationships. Together, they generate ideas for process improvement with a goal to help businesses improve cash flow, mitigate fraud loss risk, and maximize earnings potential.

Prior to her current role, she served as a Treasury Management Officer, Credit Analyst, and also worked in retail banking. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin - Whitewater in finance & business law. Melissa is actively involved in her community and with several organizations, including United Way of Dane County, Madison Downtown Rotary, and is a member of Association for Financial Professionals.

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