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Ann Marie Wright

U.S. Chief Risk Officer, BMO Financial Group

Ann Marie Wright is the U.S. Chief Risk Officer for BMO Financial Group. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring that the organization is effectively identifying and managing the risks in the business and legal entities through which it operates in the U.S. She provides independent review and oversight of risk issues for leadership and fosters a strong risk culture across the U.S.


Most recently, Ann Marie was U.S. Chief Auditor and previously served as Chief Operating Officer for the North American Commercial Bank. She began her career at BMO Financial Group 15 years ago and has held numerous progressive roles including: Senior Audit Manager in the Corporate Audit Division; Managing Director - Business Manager, U.S. Investment Banking; Managing Director - Business Intelligence; and Managing and Director/Head - Capital Markets Compliance and Supervision. Prior to joining BMO, Ann Marie held credit/portfolio management roles at Bank of America and GE Capital.


Ann Marie holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a Master's in Management degree specializing in Finance and Management Strategy from Northwestern University. She also holds the Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) designation.


She is a Board Member of Children Home & Aid Society of Illinois and The Chicago Foundation for Women, and also serves as Co-Chair of BMO’s Leadership Council for Inclusion and Diversity.

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  • U.S. Chief Risk Officer, BMO Financial Group

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