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Jim Hartlieb

President & CEO

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Jim Hartlieb

About Jim

Jim Hartlieb is President and Chief Executive Officer of First Business Bank and a Director of the First Business Bank Board. He joined First Business Bank in 2009 as Senior Vice President and served as President since 2015. Jim has over 25 years of experience in the commercial banking industry, focusing 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, Middleton Outreach Ministry (MOM), and the Salvation Army. 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. He currently serves on the Finance Council of St. Maria Goretti Church and is on the board of Catholic Charities.

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