Mary Chandler: BizTimes Media’s Notable Women in Commercial Banking

Vice President Commercial Banking / BMO Harris Bank, NA

  • Category: Notable Women in Commercial Banking
  • Number of years working in your current industry: 33
  • Undergrad degree/university: Finance from UW-Madison
  • Graduate degree/university: Finance from UW-Milwaukee

Mary Chandler has worked in banking for 33 years, including 23 with BMO Harris. She is a commercial banker responsible for serving the metro-Milwaukee business market.

In her role, Chandler provides recommendations, strategies, along with expertise, as it relates to the commercial relationships in terms of cost savings, operating efficiencies, and product/servicing needs. In this role, she works with variety of ancillary bank servicing teams for a variety of business needs.

“Mary Chandler of BMO is the definition of a professional in the banking industry,” said David Cass, vice president of OHM Holdings Inc. “I have been a customer of Mary’s for a long time and through the ups and downs and changes over the years at M&I and then later as BMO, Mary was the constant that kept us banking there.

“I have worked with a lot of banks and bankers over the years and Mary hands down stands above the rest. If she was involved in a deal you knew the financing end was handled.”

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