Susan Brown

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BMO Financial Group

Susan Brown has been with BMO Bank of Montreal for more than 20 years, and has worked in several markets across Canada. Ms. Brown 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. 

Ms. Browns’ first executive appointment with BMO was in 2001, as Vice President, Saskatchewan District. In 2004, Ms. Brown 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.

Ms. Brown 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), Chamber of Commerce (Calgary), Saskatchewan Children’s Hospital Health Foundation (Saskatoon), St. Paul’s Hospital Foundation (Saskatoon), and several other organizations.

Ms. Brown currently serves on the Boards of Northstar Trade Finance Inc. and Heritage Park Society.

Within the Bank, Ms. Brown 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. Ms. Brown also chaired BMO’s Diversity Renewal Council for Personal and Commercial Banking Canada, from 2012 till 2015.

Ms. Brown 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. Ms. Brown resides in Calgary with her husband Terry.