Harris Appoints New Regional President in Far Northwest Suburbs

Company veteran Jamie Maravich to spearhead growth efforts in Crystal Lake region

Oct 13, 2010, 16:29 ET from Harris Bank

CHICAGO, Oct. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris today announced the appointment of Jamie Maravich to lead its retail banking efforts in the far northwest suburbs. Maravich is responsible for 10 branches in communities including Algonquin, Crystal Lake, Fox Lake, McHenry, Huntley and Woodstock.

A 21-year Harris veteran, Maravich assumes the title of regional president having already served in the role on an interim basis since May 2010. She will continue to lead retail banking strategies and services for the region, with a focus on driving revenue and new household growth while delivering an exceptional customer experience.

"Jamie's business acumen and exceptional leadership skills make her a true asset to Harris," said Daniela O'Leary-Gill, District Executive, Harris. "She's already proven herself by stepping up to serve as an interim leader. I look forward to seeing her continued progress in coaching her team, forging strong relationships in the community, and exceeding our customers' expectations."

Maravich launched her career with Harris in 1989. She has risen steadily through the ranks, holding various positions to support Harris' eChannel Services, acquisition integration, and sales management.

Maravich earned her bachelor's degree from Illinois State University and a master's degree in Telecommunications Management from Keller Graduate School of Management. Maravich is a member of the Leadership Council of the McHenry County Economic Development Corporation. She currently resides in Lake Zurich.

About Harris

Harris is an integrated financial service organization providing more than 1.2 million personal, business and corporate clients with banking, lending, investing and wealth management solutions. The organization is a member of the BMO Financial Group (NYSE, TSX: BMO), which also provides corporate and investment banking services in the U.S. under the BMO Capital Markets name.

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SOURCE Harris Bank