Blazing Agency Founder Partners with BMO for #DayoftheGirl

Blazing Agency Founder Partners with BMO for #DayoftheGirl

In 1994, Michele Bailey founded Blazing, a strategic marketing communications company located in Oakville, Ontario. Michele wanted to run an agency with a difference. So, she founded an agency with a human-focused approach to business, built on a foundation of strong workplace culture and supported by the diverse and individual strengths of her team. Michele’s approach to business is based on a culture of collaboration, engagement, passion and gratitude. She built Blazing on a commitment to...
BMO Harris Bank Honors Three Milwaukee Trailblazers

BMO Harris Bank Honors Three Milwaukee Trailblazers

BMO Harris Bank announced three BMO Celebrating Women honorees in Milwaukee. The women were nominated by local BMO Harris employees and selected for their professional achievements and impact on the community. The bank surprised the three honorees at a reception held at the Pfister Hotel. Receiving accolades in each of the three categories were: Women Who Lead Erica Elia, owner of Classy Girl Cupcakes. Elia opened her first retail bakery in Milwaukee in 2010 and since then has grown her...
Investing – It’s never too late to get started

Investing – It’s never too late to get started

Our research has revealed that historically women have not been engaged in investing. The anticipated transfer to wealth to women via inheritance from their parents and their spouses, along with the growth of women-owned businesses, means it is crucial that women take control of their financial future. Lesley Marks, Chief Investment Strategist for BMO Private Wealth in Canada, provides insight into investment strategies and how a holistic approach to your financial health is an important part...
BMO Hosts Women Business Owners for Resilience Retreat

BMO Hosts Women Business Owners for Resilience Retreat

Paulette Jagers, Chief Inclusion Officer, and Sheri Griffiths, Regional President, Business Banking, recently hosted women entrepreneurs at the BMO IFL for a retreat focused on developing the skills and strategies needed to grow resilience in business and life. The retreat included activities and skill building exercises to help unpack the mental, emotional and physical facets of resilience. The event also cultivated women connecting with other women across different communities. Leading...