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First Business Bank Adds to its Commercial Lending and Private Wealth Teams

Bryan Swanson

First Business Bank is pleased to welcome Bryan Swanson as senior vice president – director of commercial and industrial lending with more than 20 years of experience in banking.

Swanson began his career as a senior analyst then progressed to a credit officer role before transitioning into a commercial banking relationship manager position in 2005. Since 2014, he has held positions of leadership and management responsibilities. In his current position, Swanson enjoys helping our commercial banking team assist clients as they execute business strategies with the latest financial solutions, resources, and connections to grow.

He earned his bachelor’s degree and master of business administration from Iowa State and lives in Brookfield, Wis., with his wife and three children. In his free time, he enjoys golf, tennis, and hiking all the national parks. He volunteers as director of Safe & Sound, a nonprofit serving Greater Milwaukee whose mission is to unite residents, youth, law enforcement, and community resources to build safe and empowered neighborhoods.

“I’m very pleased to have Bryan on board at First Business Bank,” said Kevin Kane, president – Southeast Wisconsin market for First Business Bank. “His experience, leadership, and dedication to our communities’ success is well known, and we’re very happy to have him leading our commercial lending team in our Greater Milwaukee footprint.”

Matt Krutza

First Business Bank is also pleased to welcome Matt Krutza as vice president – director of private wealth and wealth advisor.

Krutza joins First Business Bank’s private wealth team with more than 12 years of experience in the financial industry. Krutza’s experience includes significant work with clients in the areas of investment management, private banking, and financial and estate planning. He has earned an Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AMWA®) designation, Wisconsin Life Insurance license, Wisconsin Health Insurance license, FINRA 6 Securities license, and a FINRA 66 license.

Originally from Monroe, Wis., Krutza earned a bachelor’s degree from Edgewood College in marketing and finance and currently serves on United Way of Greater Milwaukee and Waukesha County’s Emerging Leaders Council. In his free time, he also enjoys spending time with his family, golfing, and exercising.

“Our team is so pleased that Matt joined us to lead our team of wealth advisors throughout Wisconsin and work directly with our clients,” said Brendan Freeman, president – private wealth. “Matt has a reputation in the community as a hard-working client advocate and team-focused individual. His demonstrated experience, leadership, motivation, and empathy already have proven to be an incredible resource for our private wealth clients and our team.”