Lisa Milburn is the Chief Marketing and Communications Officer for BMO Wealth Management that serves a full range of clients from individuals and families to business owners and institutions. It offers a wide spectrum of asset, wealth manager and insurance products and services across Canada, the U.S., EMEA and Asia. In addition to her role as CMO, Lisa is the Executive Sponsor for BMO for Women, an enterprise program that recognizes the power of women in driving the economy and advances what matters to them in business and life.
Lisa joined BMO Financial Group in 2008 as Vice-President, Corporate Communications and was responsible for centralizing communications across the bank to improve strategic communications, executive communications and issues management. In 2014, Lisa was promoted to Chief Administrative Officer, Canadian Personal and Commercial Banking and North American Channels. After close to two years in that role, she transitioned over to the Wealth Management group and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer for BMO Insurance and Head of Creditor Insurance for the bank. Lisa is an authentic and proven leader with a reputation for developing and executing strategies and building high performance teams.
Lisa is a member of the bank’s Senior Leader Council as well as the Leadership Committee for Inclusion and Diversity. She is a Board Director for the IFSE Institute, is an active volunteer in support of the annual BMO Employee Giving campaign and the Walk so Kids can Talk in support of Kids Help Phone.