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Jeff Ticknor

Market Executive, Head of Diversified Industries Group - Wisconsin

Jeff Ticknor is a Senior Vice President and Group Managing Director of Wisconsin Commercial Banking.  This group primarily focuses on the banking needs of middle market companies that are both private and publicly owned.  Clients served include manufacturers, distributors, wholesalers, automotive dealers, contractors, agribusiness companies, professional service companies, as well as healthcare related entities (independent physician groups, hospitals and healthcare systems, and long term care facilities).  Jeff has been with BMO, and previously M&I, for over 23 years.


Prior to joining M&I Bank, Jeff spent five years in banking in southern Florida, providing banking services to middle market, corporate, and executive banking clients. 


Jeff serves on the board of directors for the Madison Symphony Orchestra (Treasurer), Junior Achievement of Dane County, and Discovery World.  He also serves on the Donald Driver Driven to Achieve Advisory Board.   He is a member of the Madison Downtown Rotary (including the Vocational Opportunities Committee working with high school students on business plans) and the Harvard Club of Wisconsin.  He served as the co-chair for the Madison Arts Ball for four years and was a former Co-Chair of the SHARP Literacy Operating Campaign.  Jeff has also been active in coaching youth football, basketball, softball and baseball.


Jeff received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Harvard University and has continued his education through programs at the Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University.