Mark D. Bugher

Director at First Business

Mark Bugher has served as a director of the Company since July 2005, is Compensation Committee Chair and a member of the Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee. Mr. Bugher joined the FBB Board in November 2018 as part of the establishment of the mirror image board structure. Mr. Bugher served as the Director of University Research Park in Madison, Wisconsin from 1999 until his retirement in November 2013. University Research Park is a non-profit research and technology park involved in developing, leasing and managing properties for technology sector businesses affiliated with the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Prior to this role, Mr. Bugher served as Secretary of the State of Wisconsin Department of Revenue and Secretary of the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration. Mr. Bugher serves on the board of directors of MGE Energy, Inc., a publicly traded utility company, and its affiliate, Madison Gas and Electric Company and also serves on the audit committee and compensation committee of MGE Energy, Inc. Mr. Bugher additionally serves on the board of directors and as Chair of the Marshfield Clinic Health System and has served in leadership positions as chairman or board member for many organizations promoting economic development in Wisconsin.


  • Director

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