BMO Financial Group has announced Chris Michalski has been named retail regional president for southeast Wisconsin at BMO Harris Bank.
In addition, Kara Kaiser and Leslie Meisner have been appointed managing directors for southeast Wisconsin at BMO Private Bank.
Michalski has 23 years of experience in financial services. He joined BMO Harris Bank in 2010 and has served in a variety of leadership roles on the bank’s retail team, earning top performer recognition for the past three years.
“Chris is a proven leader who is committed to providing our retail, small business and Premier Service customers with the exceptional service they expect,” said Alex Dousmanis-Curtis, executive vice president and head of U.S. Retail Banking, BMO Harris Bank. “We’re here to help, and that’s what Chris does for our customers each and every day.”
Kaiser has worked at BMO for 19 years, most recently as southeast Wisconsin regional president for BMO Harris Bank. She is actively involved in the community and serves on several boards.
Meisner recently joined BMO and has significant wealth management and financial services experience. She is a business development leader who has successfully grown private banking businesses while helping clients recognize and achieve their financial goals.
“Kara and Leslie bring exceptional leadership skills and local market knowledge to our private banking team in southeast Wisconsin,” said Steve Johnson, regional president, north central states, BMO Private Bank. “They are both client-focused leaders who share a passion for providing their clients with financial guidance and expertise.”