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New Chief Risk Officer Joins First Business Bank

First Business Bank is pleased to welcome Laura Garcia as chief risk officer.

Laura Garcia has 25 years of extensive experience in credit and compliance, most recently working with BMO. She also has valuable experience working in sales, developing training programs, serving as a mentor, and in community engagement. Garcia has worked on many large projects over her career and led BMO’s commercial PPP lending operation.

She has a bachelor of arts in economics from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and resides with her husband and family in Lisle, Ill.

“We’re very fortunate Laura is joining us at First Business Bank,” said Dave Seiler, chief operating officer of First Business Financial Services, Inc., parent company of First Business Bank. “Her experience will be a great attribute for our company as she paves the way in this new and important role.”