Daily News: July 10, 2013

BMO Harris Announces New Appointments

BMO Harris Bank announced that it hired Jim Gallimore as senior vice president, director, Commercial Banking.

Gallimore was most recently market president, Commercial Banking, at a competing bank, where he led a team of relationship managers that managed small and middle-market client relationships in the Sheboygan/Manitowoc market. He has more than 20 years of financial services experience in the local market.

Additionally, BMO said it elevated John Renzelmann to the role of community president and business banker. Both roles will cover the Sheboygan/Manitowoc marketplace.

“John has been a strong supporter of the Sheboygan/Manitowoc business market, as well as numerous community organizations. In his eight years with BMO Harris Bank he has been a key contributor to our growth,” said Michael Simmer, northeast market manager, BMO Harris Bank. “His passion for providing a great customer experience makes him ideally suited for the role.”

“Jim’s understanding of the financial needs of business owners in the local market is exceptional, and he is very well known in the community,” said Mike Langan, managing director, northeast Wisconsin, BMO Harris Bank. “He has a tremendous reputation for finding unique financial solutions that work for a wide range of customers. He is a very welcomed addition to the team.”