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Jim Hartlieb

President & CEO and First Business Bank Board Member

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Jim Hartlieb

About Jim

Jim Hartlieb joined First Business Bank in 2009 as Senior Vice President and has served as President since 2015. In 2023, he became President & CEO of First Business Bank. Jim has over 30 years of experience in the commercial banking industry and is focused on serving middle-market companies in the Dane County area. He attended the University of Iowa where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and was a four-year letter winner in football.

Jim has been active in the community, serving on several nonprofit boards including the March of Dimes, WayForward Resources (formerly Middleton Outreach Ministry), the Salvation Army, and Catholic Charities. He has also assisted Easter Seals, the Goodman Center, and Second Harvest Foodbank in their fundraising efforts, and served as Chair of the Tocqueville Society for United Way of Dane County. 


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