MADISON, WI – April 19, 2021 –  First Business Bank is pleased to announce the promotion of Zak Showalter to Commercial Banking Officer.

“Zak’s impact on our team has been outstanding as is his relentless, upbeat attitude in pursuit of success for our clients,” said Chris Doering, Senior Vice President – Commercial Banking. “He’s an important asset to our team at First Business Bank and I’m really looking forward to his contributions in the future.”

Zak Showalter joined First Business Bank as a Credit Analyst in 2017 shortly after graduating from the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a double major in Finance, Investments & Banking and Risk Management & Insurance. In 2019, Zak was promoted to Commercial Banking Associate and most recently served as Senior Commercial Banking Associate.

A Division 1 basketball player at UW-Madison from 2012-2017, Zak was awarded UW Student-Athlete of the Year, was named to the Big Ten All-Defensive Team, and received the UW Unsung Hero Award. Throughout college, Zak was active in the community, volunteering as part of Badgers Give Back, the UW Athletics community outreach program bringing student-athletes and the Madison community together.

About First Business Bank
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