Monica Young Carney

MBA '96
Head of Marketing, U.S. Wealth
BMO Wealth Management

Career Background

Monica Carney is an accomplished marketing strategist and business leader, with significant experience in brand repositioning, innovation strategy, and business strategy. Currently she leads the Marketing team for U.S. Wealth Management at BMO Harris Bank, N.A. Prior to this role, Monica spent over 5 years leading the Depository line of business at a Chicago-based community bank. Previously, she spent 15+ years in the consumer products industry, most recently as the Director of Marketing and Innovation for The Kellogg Company, leading channel marketing and innovation for the club channel. She has spent time in her career with industry leaders as Procter and Gamble and Pepsico, and led her own marketing consultancy for over 2 years.

She is a recognized coach and educator, who has guest lectured at University of Illinois, Notre Dame University and University of Michigan. She also served as a Marketing coach for community based entrepreneurship courses. She is also a recognized civic leader, as she was a 2015 Fellow in Leadership Greater Chicago, an experiential program that brings together Chicago’s business, public and civic leaders. She holds a B.A. from University of Illinois, and an MBA from University of Michigan. Monica is married to her husband, Max, and has one son, Xavier. She is also an alumna of Chicago Children’s Choir.