CHICAGO, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BMO Harris' Office of Diversity and Inclusion is proud to announce the important appointment of Brad Chapin, Executive Vice President, Personal Banking, as Executive Sponsor for BMO Harris' employee affinity group, Lion's Pride.
"Providing a welcoming and inclusive workplace environment not only allows our employees to thrive together as a diverse community but helps us succeed overall as a business," said Chapin. "Lion's Pride has done extraordinary work inside and outside the bank with the LGBT community bringing to life our diversity and inclusion values and commitments. I'm looking forward to our work together."
Lion's Pride is an affinity group of BMO Harris employees representing our LGBT workforce and striving to ensure all employees are treated equally and fairly in all matters.
The group also offers career and professional development training, as well as cultural and educational awareness events and opportunities, all while promoting BMO Harris in the LGBT community.
As Executive Sponsor, Chapin will help expand and support group members across the United States, and ensure that BMO Harris continues to be recognized by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index (CEI) as one of the "Best Places to Work for LGBT Employees."
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(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 1,600 branches, and a retail deposit base of approximately $180 billion.
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