Headshot of Paige RunyardMADISON, WI – April 23, 2024  –  First Business Bank is pleased to announce Paige Runyard’s promotion to Assistant Vice President – Senior Credit & Portfolio Manager within its Accounts Receivable Financing team, part of First Business Specialty Finance, LLC. 

In this position, Paige manages a staff of Team Leaders and Account Managers serving First Business Bank’s factoring and ledgered line clients. Paige previously led the group’s credit department, leading a team charged with client financial analysis, client underwriting, and collateral trend analysis.

“We are delighted to recognize Paige’s professional journey and the contributions she has made with these added responsibilities,” said Bill Elliott, President – Accounts Receivable Financing. “In her two years with our group, Paige has demonstrated strong expertise and exceptional leadership traits. Her promotion is indicative of our commitment to develop people within our organization and provide them with continued growth opportunities.”

“I’m thrilled with the opportunity to continue my career at First Business Bank,” said Runyard. “With my promotion, I aim to leverage my skills and experiences to best serve our clients and foster collaboration within the team.”

Paige joined First Business Bank in July 2015. Prior to joining the Accounts Receivable Financing group, she was a Field Examiner within First Business Bank’s Asset-Based Lending team. Paige is active in SFNet and is a Committee Member of the International Factoring Association’s NEXGEN Committee. She is a Certified Public Accountant and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, where she double majored in Accounting and Economics.

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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 firstbusiness.bank. Member FDIC