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 […]

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 […]

BMO's Tom Rueckl with his homemade 3D printed masks BMO employee 3D prints face shields to keep frontline workers safe


Employees who inspire, Response

“What started as a small personal project to help out has turned into a network of giving,” says Tom Rueckl, a BMO Financial Advisor in Green Bay, Wisconsin. “We have come together, individuals and companies alike, to serve the greater good.” When the COVID-19 crisis hit, Tom wanted to find a way to help out […]