Lisa WONG 黄丽莎
BMO Financial Group
“Lisa An Wong serves as a Risk officer at Bank of Montreal where she sets the strategic risk management vision and is charged with delivering that strategy to the company. Previously, Lisa served as an Associate Director at UBS Global Asset Management, Senior Analyst at HSBC and Freddie Mac and Analyst at the Bank of New York Mellon. She is on the Board of the Women in Supported Environment group at Bank of Montreal and is the Chief Financial Officer of the Chicago Financial Women Alliance. She was on the Board of the Association of Chinese American Scientists and Engineers, Board of the Organization of Chinese Americans of Chicago, Treasurer of The Chinese Financial Association and is part of the Asian American Executive Network. Lisa has a Bachelor’s degree in accounting from George Washington University and a Master’s of Business Administration in Finance from American University.”
What was your first job, and how did it shape your life?
My first job was working at my parent’s fast food restaurant. It motivated me to study hard so I don’t have to work in restaurants and the fast pace environment was training for working on the trading floor.
What books are currently on your bedside table?
Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
When do you feel most free?
When I accomplish a goal
WHAT WAS THE LAST PRESENT YOU GAVE SOMEONE?
Swarovski glass sculpture to my mother
What was the last present you received?
What is an extraordinary place you have recently traveled to?
What’s one thing most people don’t know about you?
I was an introvert in high school