The Bank Slate


First Business in Wis. reshuffles exec positions

First Business Financial Services in Madison, Wis., has a new president.

The $2.9 billion-asset company said in a press release that Dave Seiler will remain its chief operating officer. Seiler, who joined the company in 2016, oversees all revenue-generating business lines and various internal operations areas.

Seiler succeeded Corey Chambas, who remains the company’s CEO.

First Business said Mark Meloy, who was recently CEO of First Business Bank, was named an executive vice president of the company. Meloy, who oversees marketing initiatives and several business lines, joined First Business in 2000.

Jim Hartlieb succeeded Meloy as the bank’s CEO. Hartlieb, who will remain First Business Bank’s president, joined the company in 2009 and is responsible for the bank’s commercial banking regions.

Finally, the company gave new titles to a pair of senior vice presidents. Josh Hoesch was named president of the Greater Dane County Market and Chris Doering was named director of commercial banking.

“We are pleased to elevate our long-tenured teammates as part of First Business Bank’s ongoing commitment to leadership development,” CEO Corey Chambas said in the release.

“As industry veterans and visionary contributors to our management team, these leaders embody [the bank’s] commitment to best-in-class client service,” Chambas added. “We are confident their proven leadership will continue to champion our strategic vision for sustainable growth, benefiting clients, shareholders, and the communities we serve.”

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