Kyle BergeronMADISON, WI – May 7, 2024 – First Business Bank welcomes Kyle Bergeron to its subsidiary, First Business Specialty Finance, LLC, as President – Equipment Finance.

"We are thrilled to welcome Kyle Bergeron as President of our Equipment Finance team," said Mark Meloy, Executive Vice President of First Business Financial Services, Inc., parent company of First Business Bank. "Kyle's extensive experience in equipment finance, combined with his proven leadership skills and strategic vision, make him the perfect fit for this role. His deep understanding of the industry and his ability to foster client success will be invaluable as we continue to grow and strengthen our equipment finance capabilities."

Kyle brings more than 15 years of experience in equipment finance to his leadership role at First Business Bank. Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President of Credit Strategy/Operations at Blue Bridge Financial, where he advanced through key roles since joining in 2015, leading credit strategy, operations, finance, capital markets and sales teams. 

In his new position, Kyle will shape strategy, foster client success, guide growth, expand partner networks, and continue to develop First Business Bank's Equipment Finance team. His breadth of experience and collaborative leadership style position First Business Bank's Equipment Finance team for ongoing success.

"I am honored and excited to join First Business Bank as President of Equipment Finance," said Kyle Bergeron. "First Business Bank has a stellar reputation for providing innovative financial solutions and exceptional customer service. I look forward to working with this experienced team to build upon their success, forge new partnerships, and deliver even greater value to our clients. Together, we will continue to drive growth and set new standards of excellence in the equipment finance industry."

Kyle is a member of the American Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (AACFB), National Equipment Finance Association (NEFA), and the Equipment Leasing and Finance Association (ELFA). In 2022, he was name a Monitor NextGen Leader. Originally from Boston, Kyle received his bachelor's degree in mathematics from Georgetown University, where he was a four-year member of the sailing team.

A reputable, nationwide direct lender, First Business Bank’s Equipment Finance team develops customized equipment financing programs with manufacturers, distributors, and dealers designed to help them retain more customers with a streamlined process that features an easy, online equipment application, quick approvals, and responsive client service.

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 Member FDIC