DAVID R. CASPER

David Casper is President and Chief Executive Officer, BMO Harris Bank N.A. and Group Head, Commercial Banking.  Mr. Casper began his career with BMO Financial Group working at Harris Bank in Chicago. After rising through a series of increasingly responsible roles in 1994, he was appointed to lead the corporate banking business in the Midwest. In 1997, he joined BMO Capital Markets, and from 2003 to 2006, he was Managing Director, Head of Financial Sponsors for the Investment and Corporate Banking group in the U.S.

A Wisconsin native, Mr. Casper received a Masters of Management Degree from Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University and a BA (AB) from Dartmouth College. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Chicago Public Library Foundation, the Chicago Botanic Garden, the Ounce of Prevention Fund, the United Way of Greater Chicago and Northwestern Medical Group. Mr. Casper is also on the Executive Committee of Junior Achievement of Chicago and the President’s Board of UCAN. He is a member of the Civic Committee of the Commercial Club of Chicago and a member of the Trustees Committee of the Chicago Community Trust. He is also on the Board of Directors for Sentry Insurance Company and World Business Chicago.