Category: Employees who inspire


Five BMO Harris employees BMO’s barrier-breaking pro bono work with the records expungement clinic

 

Corporate social responsibility, Employees who inspire

Breaking down barriers and fighting the effects of systemic racism in the communities where we live and work can start with expunging convictions standing in the way of access to better opportunities. Recently, 10 lawyers from our Legal & Regulatory Compliance (LRC) group volunteered at Legal Aid Chicago’s record expungement clinic as part of Financial […]

Eskasoni First Nation overhead view BMO brings banking to Eskasoni Nation during lockdown

 

Employees who inspire, Indigenous programs, Response

“When our community went on lockdown to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, a lot of people had concerns about how to pay bills or deposit cheques,” says Tracy Menge, Director of Community Economic Development of Cape Breton’s Eskasoni First Nation. “BMO helped us in an unsure time.” In March 2020, just two months after thousands […]

A volunteer assembling PPE kits Alberta Motor Transport Association and BMO Work Together to Protect Commercial Drivers in Alberta

 

Employees who inspire, Response

“As a leading cross-border bank, we recognize how important it is to do our part and help to keep the supply chain moving – especially for food and agriculture-based businesses – as we start to see the economy reopening,” says Allison Hakomaki, Head, Canadian Commercial Banking, Prairies, BMO Financial Group. With that in mind, to […]

A farm employee using a BMO ATM Nature Fresh Farms is working with BMO to make banking accessible for employees

 

Employees who inspire, Response

“It’s great to have a long-term partner who will work with you to help find solutions to unprecedented problems,” says John Ketler, Vice President of Nature Fresh Farms. “Especially in times like this.” BMO recently collaborated with Nature Fresh Farms to make banking more accessible to their employees amid the COVID-19 pandemic by installing an […]

A child plays with LEGO bricks USO of Illinois and BMO Harris Bank host a virtual experience for military youth

 

Employees who inspire, Response

Many of us are looking for ways to make a difference during the COVID-19 crisis, including BMO Harris Bank’s Veteran’s Advisory Council, an enterprise resource group that provides fellowship and support to BMO employees who are military veterans. Recently, they teamed up with USO Of Illinois to host a virtual creative experience for children of […]

Two women holding boxes of donuts in front of pantry items for donation BMO team supports survivors of domestic violence during pandemic

 

Employees who inspire, Response

Among the hardest hit by the stay-at-home orders issued across the globe are those for whom home is not a safe place: survivors of domestic violence. As a long-time advocate for them, BMO’s Tiffany Kouimanis, VP, Strategy & Business Management, Global Corporate Banking, is determined to help. “During COVID-19, with restrictions to stay indoors, I […]