Conni Gibson, BMO Financial Group

Corporate Finance & Securities Conni Gibson is Associate General Counsel and Managing Director, Head of Legal US Capital Markets, leading a team of lawyers supporting BMO’s US Capital Markets businesses. She has brought a culture shift in productivity by assessing the delivery of legal services by a relatively small team, and shifting the focus to higher-risk/higher-value work while eliminating or providing alternate solutions for low-risk/low-value work. Gibson has led the implementation of a BMO pro bono program in New York, partnering with local law firms to deliver legal services to low-income immigrants at naturalization screening clinics. Gibson co-founded and co-chairs the New York chapter of the employee resource group BMO Women in a Supported Environment.
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