Jen Guidi currently leads a team of banking professionals in the Diversified Industries Group in Illinois. Her experience includes more than 15 years in corporate and investment banking at BMO Financial Group, working with a range of middle-market public and private companies. Jen’s role includes leading our Fuel Services group, which serves the needs of retail and wholesale fuel distribution companies across the U.S. Jen previously spent one year on a special strategy assignment for BMO’s U.S. CEO to establish a formal program promoting and increasing collaboration across the Wealth Management and Commercial Banking lines of business.
Jen spent eight years specializing in the Engineering & Construction industry, working with firms on bank financing, mergers and acquisitions, strategic alternatives and capital raising. Jen’s industry knowledge, coupled with her financial and advisory expertise, allowed her to bring a unique solution-oriented approach to E&C firms across the country.
Jen began her tenure at BMO Capital Markets as an analyst in the Investment Banking Group, where she was primarily engaged in M&A, valuations and general corporate finance in the bank’s Chicago and London offices. She subsequently moved to BMO’s Commercial & Industrial Group, where she focused on both investment and corporate banking.
Jen received her Bachelor of Business Administration with distinction and honors from the University of Iowa’s Tippie College of Business. She is a fellow of Leadership Greater Chicago and is on the board of directors at HighSight, a nonprofit dedicated to providing academic and social support to Chicago high school students.
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