Ms. Cepeda serves as a director of BMO Financial Corp., the U.S. holding company for BMO Harris Bank, with over 15,000 employees and 550 branches located principally in the Midwest. on the boards of the UBS Funds, the Pathway Mutual Funds and chairs the Mercer Mutual Funds.
She serves as chair of BMO’s Capital Committee, charged with overseeing the successful execution of Dodd-Frank Stress Testing and the linkages between the Bank’s capital management and business strategy.
Ms. Cepeda previously chaired the audit committee of the board of Wyndham International, Inc., a 20,000 employee, publicly traded company that owned and operated hotels and resorts in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. In addition to years of experience as a mutual fund and corporate audit committee member or chair, Ms. Cepeda has served as an “audit financial expert.”