SOURCE: BMO Harris Bank

May 14, 2013 13:06 ET

BMO Harris Bank Expands Retail Lending Leadership Team

CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - May 14, 2013) - BMO Harris Bank today announced that it has expanded its retail lending leadership team with the appointment of Christy Horn as SVP Retail Lending and Kevin Christopher promoted to Head of Mortgage Sales.

Horn will be responsible for Mortgage, Consumer Lending, and Government Lending Operations, Secondary Marketing, Retail Lending Product Management, Retail Credit Support, Shared Services and Retail Lending Compliance.

Christopher will lead the U.S. Mortgage Sales Team of over 300 Mortgage Sales employees across all of the regions. He will be accountable for continuing to drive the growing Mortgage business to support customer mortgage needs -- a very important part of the overall customer experience and strategic priority.

"As our mortgage business continues to grow, we needed to further strengthen and expand our leadership team in reflection of the expectations we have for continued growth and to further elevate the support our customers receive," said Chris McComish, Executive Vice President, Retail Banking, BMO Harris Bank. "Christy and Kevin are dynamic and thoughtful leaders who will be key contributors as we aggressively work to bring new customers to BMO Harris Bank."

Horn most recently served as SVP, Strategic Initiatives & Integration - Personal & Small Business Banking. In this role, she was responsible for planning and leading the execution of strategic initiatives. 

Christopher most recently served as the Director of Mortgage Sales. In this role, he was responsible for developing and leading the execution of strategic initiatives, most prominently the expansion of the Mortgage Sales force.

About BMO Harris Bank
BMO Harris Bank provides a broad range of personal banking products and solutions through over 600 branches and approximately 1,300 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. For more information about BMO Harris Bank, go to the company fact sheet. Deposit and loan products and services provided by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. BMO Harris Bank(SM) 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 approximately 1,600 branches, and $542 billion in assets (as of Jan. 31, 2013).

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