First Business Bank

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Brad Quade

Chief Credit Officer

  • First Business Financial Services, Inc.
  • Parent company of First Business Bank
  • Madison, WI
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Brad Quade

About Brad

Brad joined First Business Financial Services, Inc., parent company of First Business Bank, with over 30 years of experience in banking at publicly traded and privately owned institutions. Throughout his career,  he has led successful lending teams in commercial banking, investment real estate, equipment leasing, and treasury management. Brad's industry expertise within banking includes equipment manufacturing, distribution, metal fabrication, printing, and commercial development.

He has built proficiency with a broad array of financial products, including tax credit financing and bonds. Brad’s banking background also includes management of process improvement projects for a variety of banking functional areas.

Brad holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA). He has been a very active board member and supporter for a variety of charitable organizations throughout his career, including many well known Milwaukee organizations focused on education, arts, homeless care, nutrition, and religion.

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