Chief Financial Officer, BMO Financial Corp.
Stephen R. Taylor currently serves as Chief Financial Officer of BMO Financial Corp. and is responsible for all aspects of the company's financial operations and processes including financial accounting and reporting, business planning & forecasting, management reporting and treasury functions. Mr. Taylor is also an active participant in the development and implementation of the company's business strategy.
Before joining BMO Financial Corp., Mr. Taylor was most recently with Citizens Financial Group where he served as Chief Financial Officer to the Consumer & Business Banking segment. Prior to Citizens Mr. Taylor had been with Bank of America where he served as management reporting executive. Before the Bank of America / Fleet merger Mr. Taylor had joined Fleet Boston Financial Corp. in 1993 where he held a number of positions, the most recent of which being Director of Finance. Mr. Taylor began his career at KPMG and was Senior Manager in that firm's banking practice.
Mr. Taylor received his BS in Accounting from Providence College where he graduated Magna Cuma Laude. He is a CPA and current member of the AICPA.