BMO appoints regional leader

Stephen Gardner is BMO's regional vice-president of personal banking for Central and Northern Vancouver Island.

BMO Bank of Montreal has announced the executive leadership appointment of Stephen Gardner, regional vice-president of personal banking for Central and Northern Vancouver Island.

Gardner leads a team of 100 financial professionals who serve customers at 11 branches, including a Courtenay office.

Gardner holds an MBA from Queen’s University and has 12 years’ experience with BMO in various roles, including his previous position where he was the commercial banking area manager for the central and northern Island.

“Throughout his career at BMO Stephen has demonstrated a commitment and passion to customer service and sales, in addition to being actively involved in fundraising for BC Children’s Hospital Foundation,” said Joanne Gassman, senior vice-president, BC & Yukon Division. “With the establishment of regional vice-president positions in local marketplaces, we wanted to ensure that BMO leaders are closely attuned to our clients’ needs and the communities we serve.”

“My colleagues and I are committed to helping our customers make sense of financial matters and providing personalized financial solutions during each branch visit or conversation,” said Gardner.

BMO has been serving British Columbians for more than 125 years. The first branch opened in Vancouver in 1887. Today, more than 3,000 employees serve customers from 120 branches throughout B.C. and the Yukon.

Just Posted

More rain may mean more leachate at landfill in Cumberland

Staff considering ways to mitigate situation of excess leachate at site

Elevate plans to do concert series in Cumberland again

Summer event aims to make the arts barrier-free for the community

SLIDESHOW: Remembrance Day in Courtenay

The annual ceremony took place in front of a large crowd under rainy skies.

CVN invites the public to learn about wolves

Comox Valley Nature is pleased to host a public lecture featuring author Paula Wild

Hornby Island gets ready to build Arts Centre

Construction is planned to start in the coming year

‘We love you, Alex!’: Trebek gets choked up by ‘Jeopardy!’ contestant’s answer

The emotional moment came in Monday’s episode when Trebek read Dhruv Gaur’s final answer

Birthday boy: Pettersson nets 2 as Canucks beat Predators

Vancouver ends four-game winless skid with 5-3 victory over Nashville

Judge rejects Terrace man’s claim that someone else downloaded child porn on his phone

Marcus John Paquette argued that other people had used his phone, including his ex-wife

Petition for free hospital parking presented to MP Jody Wilson-Raybould

What started as a B.C. campaign became a national issue, organizer said

Petition to ‘bring back Don Cherry’ goes viral after immigrant poppy rant

Cherry was fired from his co-hosting role for the Coach’s Corner segment on Nov. 11.

B.C.’s high gasoline prices still a mystery, Premier John Horgan says

NDP plans legislation this month, seeks action from Justin Trudeau

Group walking on thin ice at B.C. lake sparks warning from RCMP

At least seven people were spotted on Joffre Lakes, although the ice is not thick enough to be walked on

One dead after fiery crash in Duncan

A man has died after a fiery motor vehicle collision Monday night,… Continue reading

VIDEO: Don Cherry says he was fired, not sorry for ‘Coach’s Corner’ poppy rant

Cherry denies he was singling out visible minorities with his comments

Most Read