First Business Bank: Board of Directors elects Ralph Kauten board chair
First Business Financial Services, Inc.
MADISON, WI – JUNE 27, 2018 – First Business Bank today announces that Ralph Kauten was elected Chair of the First Business Bank Board of Directors effective June 26, 2018.
Ralph Kauten has been instrumental in incorporating commercial thinking, strategy, and direction in collaboration with scientific teams serving in the founding, growth, and leadership of several biotechnology companies including Promega, PanVera, Mirus Bio, Quintessence Biosciences, and Lucigen Corporation. Mr. Kauten has served on the First Business Bank Board since July of 2004 and currently serves as the Bank’s Governance Committee Chair. He succeeds Jerry Kilcoyne, who is retiring from the First Business Bank Board after eight years as Board Chair.
Jerry Kilcoyne joined the First Business Bank Board in 2005 and was elected Board Chair in 2010. He continues to serve on the First Business Financial Services, Inc. Board of Directors, the holding company board.