Interview with BMO’s Michael Ganann and Mike Scolaro

August 1, 2019

By Michele Ocejo

In May, BMO Harris Bank announced that it had hired Michael Ganann as Managing Director, Retail Originations, Asset-Based Lending.  In this role, he will lead the coverage efforts in calling nationwide on BMO clients and prospects in the retail industry.

Ganann, who earned a BBA in finance from Baylor University and an MBA from Boston College, has over 20 years of experience, including 15 years in the retail finance ABL industry, and several years as a technology finance cash flow lender.  Ganann joins BMO after more than seven years in a leadership role with Citizens Bank’s Retail Finance Group, where he helped grow the client base significantly.  His prior experience includes roles with Wells Fargo Capital Finance and Bank of America Retail Finance, and he began his career in retail asset disposition and inventory appraisal work in the Boston area.

Here, he and Mike Scolaro, head of Asset-Based Lending for BMO Harris Bank discuss Ganann’s appointment and BMO’s goals for the retail group.

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Michele Ocejo
Michele Ocejo is director of communications for Secured Finance Network. She can be reached at