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Senior Vice President, Alberta/NWT, BMO
Susan Brown has been with BMO Bank of Montreal for more than 20 years, and has worked in several markets across Canada. She currently serves as Senior Vice President, Alberta/NWT Division, and is responsible for the financial services the Bank provides to its personal and commercial customers in this marketplace.
Susan’s first executive appointment with BMO was in 2001, as Vice President, Saskatchewan District. In 2004, Susan was appointed Vice President, Calgary District. In 2006, she was appointed Senior Vice President for Ontario Regional Division and in 2013, Senior Vice President, South Western Ontario Division.
Susan’s appointment as SVP, Alberta/NWT Division in 2014, brought her back home to Alberta, which is where she began her BMO career in 1994.
Susan has always been actively involved in the communities in which she has lived. She has been a member of International Women’s Forum for more than a decade, and when she transferred to Ontario, cofounded a Waterloo IWF Chapter. She served on the Board of the Cambridge Memorial Hospital Foundation for five years, and Chaired the Board for two years. She is also a past board member of THEMUSEUM (Kitchener), Canada’s Technology Triangle (Waterloo Region), Heritage Park Society (Calgary), Chamber of Commerce (Calgary), Saskatchewan Children’s Hospital Health Foundation (Saskatoon), St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (Saskatoon), and several other organizations.
Susan currently serves on the Boards of Waterloo North Hydro Inc. and Northstar Trade Finance Inc.
Within the Bank, Susan Chairs BMO’s Diversity Renewal Council for Personal and Commercial Banking Canada, serves on the National Donations Committee, and has recently been appointed Senior Vice President, Women’s Market, in addition to her duties as SVP, Alberta/NWT Division.
Susan was born and raised in Western Canada, and attended the University of Manitoba, where she completed both a Bachelor of Commerce degree and an MBA. She was named one of Saskatchewan’s Women of Influence in 2004 and a YWCA Woman of Distinction in 2012. Susan resides in Calgary with her husband Terry.