Brendan Freeman has been hired as president of First Business Trust & Investments, managing private wealth management services in the Milwaukee, Madison, northeast Wisconsin and Kansas City markets.

Joan Burke, who was president of the First Business Bank division for 17 years, has been named chair of the trust committee as the company initiates a succession plan. Burke helped expand the trust division to more than $1.6 billion in assets under management.

“We greatly appreciate Joan’s dedication to building and leading such a highly regarded team of experts within First Business Trust & Investments,” said Corey Chambas, chief executive officer of First Business Financial Services Inc. “Joan accepted nothing but the best for our clients, and our standards remain consistent as we welcome Brendan as president.”

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