30 Year Commercial Banking Veteran Receives Expanded Role
MINNEAPOLIS and ST. PAUL, Minnesota, July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chip Howard has been named Managing Director Business Risk Officer for Emerging Markets at BMO Harris Bank. He most previously served as head of commercial banking for the company in the Minnesota region.
"Chip's 30 years of experience with commercial lending and his business acumen will be a great asset to the rest of the commercial banking team across several regions," said Katie Kelley, Group Managing Director for BMO Harris. "By taking advantage of his expertise, we will free up our commercial bankers to spend more time focusing on the customer."
In his new role, Howard will work with credit structuring for larger commercial loans in Minnesota, Indiana, Kansas City, St. Louis, Florida and Arizona. In addition, he will provide training and coaching, and a full range of credit support. The position is newly created to provide executive level credit assistance from within the commercial banking area.
About BMO Harris Bank
Based in Chicago, BMO Harris Bank N.A. provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 650 branches and approximately 1,350 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida. BMO Harris Bank's commercial banking team provides a combination of sector expertise, local knowledge and mid-market focus throughout the U.S. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank is a trade name used by BMO Harris Bank N.A. BMO Harris Bank is part of BMO Financial Group, a North American financial organization with 1,600 branches, and a retail deposit base of approximately $180 billion.
SOURCE BMO Harris Bank