MADISON, WI – December 1, 2021 –  First Business Bank is pleased to welcome Joseph Matte to First Business Bank as Senior Director of IT Security and Compliance.

“We are excited that Joseph is joining our Team to lead our extensive cybersecurity efforts to protect our clients’ information assets,” said Dan Ovokaitys, Chief Information Officer of First Business Financial Services, Inc., parent company of First Business Bank. “His military and government sector IT security experience will prove to be invaluable, as cyber threats continue to rapidly increase on a global basis.” 

Joseph joins First Business Bank with more than 18 years of experience in cybersecurity. From 2013 to 2021, he served in various roles with the State of Wisconsin, including Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) of the Wisconsin Department of Revenue, CISO of the Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds, and as an Information Security Governance, Risk, and Compliance Analyst at the Wisconsin Department of Administration. Prior to state civil service, Joseph served as an officer in the U.S. Air Force, a U.S. Marine infantryman, and various other roles in federal government.

He received his Bachelor of Science Degree from Lamar University in Beaumont, TX and his Master of Cybersecurity from Norwich University.

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