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Joe O'Hara Joins the Equipment Finance Team at First Business Bank

Posted 08/26/2020
MADISON, WI – August 25, 2020 – First Business Equipment Finance, LLC, a subsidiary of First Business Bank, is pleased to announce that Joe O’Hara was hired as Vice President – Sales, Vendor Finance. In his role, he will expand and build First Business’s presence in the equipment rental finance industry by establishing national manufacturer-sponsored finance programs.

Prior to joining First Business, Joe was the founder and President of OFE Business Credit, Inc., a leading equipment rental financing provider working directly with equipment manufacturers and independently owned rental businesses. His commitment to the equipment rental industry dates back to the early 1990s when he served as the National Sales Manager for what was then known as American Equipment Leasing (AEL), one of the first lenders to specialize in the fast growing market of equipment rental.

“Joe is an excellent addition to our team,” says David Sook Senior Vice President, Equipment Finance. “His passion and experience in the industry will be a great benefit to our clients.”

About First Business
First Business Financial Services is a Wisconsin-based bank holding company, focused on the unique needs of businesses, business executives and high net worth individuals. First Business offers commercial banking, specialty finance and private wealth management solutions, and because of its niche focus, is able to provide its clients with unmatched expertise, accessibility and responsiveness. For additional information, visit www.firstbusiness.com.

Jennifer Braico
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
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