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Leslie Anderson

SVP U.S. Head of Business Banking, Treasury & Payment Solutions

Leslie J. Anderson is Senior Vice President, Head of Treasury & Payment Solutions, Business Banking, for BMO Harris Bank. In this national role, Leslie carries out business plans for treasury and payment products and drives deposit growth initiatives.


Leslie has worked in the Chicago banking industry for more than 20 years. She has held leadership roles in various capacities dating back to her initial tenure with Harris Bank in 1999, when she led the bank’s Urban Emerging Market strategy. Leslie also spent seven years with Fifth Third Bank, where she was responsible for leading the creation of its middle market healthcare group in Chicago.


Leslie has a bachelor’s degree in finance from Hampton University and an MBA with a focus on entrepreneurship, marketing and strategy from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. She serves on the boards of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center, LEARN Charter School and Leadership Greater Chicago, where she was a 2006 Fellow.

Area of expertise: manage cash flow