BMO Harris Bank to make additional $3 billion available to business owners

Special to The Freeman

Nov. 7, 2014

MILWAUKEE — During the next three years, BMO Harris Bank will make an additional $3 billion in credit available to business owners in Wisconsin.

“We’re here to help, making more of our balance sheet available — with greater focus on entrepreneurs, women and minority business owners, so they have more certainty of credit to grow and create new jobs,” said Brad Chapin, executive vice president of Business Banking for BMO Harris Bank, in a statement.

BMO Harris Bank provides a range of banking products and solutions through more than 600 branches and approximately 1,300 ATMs in Illinois, Wisconsin, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Nevada, Arizona and Florida.

“Wisconsin business owners have told us they are confident in the economy, with 67 percent having a positive outlook for the upcoming year and the majority expecting their businesses will grow in 2015,” said Jeff Ticknor, head of commercial banking, Wisconsin, BMO Harris Bank.