LEAWOOD, Kan., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brad Smith has been named the Kansas City Regional President for M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group. As Regional President, Smith will have direct accountability for driving financial and operating performance for the retail branch network and business banking teams. He will also lead a collaborative partnership with all the bank's lines of business.
Smith brings with him 30 years of industry experience which include: consumer, commercial, wealth management, brokerage and mortgage banking.
"Brad brings the skills and experience that will help us to accelerate our growth in the Midwest while also ensuring we remain focused on delivering a great customer experience," said Chris McComish, Executive Vice President, BMO Harris Bank. "Kansas City is a very important market for us and Brad's leadership will be key to our impact in that market."
Smith has lived in the Kansas City area since 2005, and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Area Development Council. He has been actively involved with United Way for many years and has helped create alternative banking solutions for the under-banked.
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) and M&I® are trade names 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.
SOURCE M&I, a part of BMO Financial Group