PHOENIX, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- BMO Private Bank announced their continued co-sponsorship of the Phoenix Art Museum's Circles Speaker Program. Over the past five years, the Bank has provided financial support to the Museum in excess of $100,000.
The Phoenix Art Museum has been serving as an arts and cultural mainstay of Phoenix since it first opened its doors in 1959. They provide visitors an opportunity to experience world class art from around the world in a variety of genres including painting, sculpture, films, photography, fashion, festivals and educational programs.
The Circles Speaker Program is one such way that the Museum provides unique and meaningful programs for their members throughout the year.
"We believe that a healthy fine arts program is a key component to a vibrant community which is why we have been such a strong supporter of the arts," commented Tim Schultz, Senior Vice President and Director of Administration & Operations for BMO Private Bank. "Our association with the Phoenix Art Museum is an important investment in our community, as they are one of the leading local organizations in delivering nationally acclaimed arts programming."Jim Ballinger, Phoenix Art Museum's Sybil Harrington Director, commented, "Phoenix Art Museum derives a crucial portion of its financial support from the private sector, as well as individual donors. The ongoing generosity of organizations like BMO Private Bank not only contributes to arts programs for the families of our community, but also provides us with the ability to attract and retain additional donors and sources of support that enable the Museum to flourish now and in the years to come." About BMO Private Bank, a part of BMO Financial Group BMO Private Bank offers a comprehensive range of wealth management services that include investment advisory, trust, banking and financial planning to meet the financial needs of high net worth clients. Through integrated teams of experienced financial professionals, BMO Private Bank helps its clients realize their financial and lifestyle goals with solutions that are custom tailored and delivered with the highest level of personalized service. BMO Private Bank is a brand name used in the United States by BMO Harris Bank N.A. Member FDIC. Not all products and services are available in every state and/or location. SOURCE BMO Private Bank