Image of Whitney BouknightMADISON, WI – August 29, 2023  –  First Business Bank welcomes Whitney Bouknight to its SBA Lending team as Vice President – SBA Lending. 

Whitney leverages more than a decade of experience in nationwide SBA Lending. Her professional journey, beginning with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Accounting from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, has encompassed roles such as Staff Accountant, Project Cost Analyst, Business Development, and Loan Officer. Passionate about helping people own their own businesses, Whitney excels in sourcing and facilitating small business financing.

An SBA-designated Preferred Lending Partner, First Business Bank’s Top 100 SBA Lending team provides efficient access for businesses to several SBA loan programs, including 7(a) loans, 504 loans, and the International Trade Loan program. The team operates nationwide to assist businesses with various needs, such as commercial real estate purchases, tenant improvements, equipment, working capital, business startup costs, inventory, and debt refinancing.

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