Mark F. Furlong
Group Head, U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Harris Bank N.A.
Mark Furlong is Group Head, U.S. Personal and Commercial Banking and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Harris Bank N.A.(Chicago). He assumed the role upon the close of the acquisition of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation by BMO Financial Group on July 5, 2011.
BMO Harris Bank, N.A., headquartered in Chicago, is part of Toronto-based BMO Financial Group, one of North America’s leading financial services providers serving personal and commercial customers throughout the Midwest, Arizona and Florida.
Mr. Furlong joined Marshall & Ilsley Corporation in 2001 as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He was elected President, M&I Marshall & Ilsley Bank, in July 2004, President of Marshall & Ilsley Corporation in April 2005, Chief Executive Officer in 2007 and Chairman in 2010.
Prior to joining M&I, Mr. Furlong was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Old Kent Financial Corp., First Vice President, Corporate Development for H. F. Ahmanson & Company, partner at Deloitte & Touche and senior manager at KPMG Peat Marwick.
Mr. Furlong is a member of the Board of Directors of Kforce Professional Staffing, New Schools for Chicago, Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and Schools that Can, Milwaukee. He is also a member of the Trustees Committee of the Chicago Community Trust. His past involvements include the Board of Directors of United Way of Greater Milwaukee, Wisconsin Manufacturers and Commerce, Froedtert Health, the United Performing Arts Fund and Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, where he served as Chair from 2007-2009.
Mr. Furlong earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from
Southern Illinois University.