Maria Tedesco was named President of Union Bank & Trust in September 2018. She leads the commercial banking, business banking, consumer banking and wealth management teams as well as the enterprise-wide functions of marketing, digital strategy and customer experience. Prior to joining Union Bank, Maria was Chief Operating Officer for Retail at BMO Harris Bank in Chicago, IL. with oversight of the bank’s retail products, segments, customer experience, indirect auto, consumer lending, small business lending, business banking strategy, channels and risk. Prior to her role at BMO Harris Bank, Maria held executive roles in retail banking at Santander Bank, NA and Citizens Financial Group, Inc.
Maria was named one of the most powerful women on a women-led team in banking by American Banker in 2012 and 2017. In 2015, American Banker recognized her as one of the most powerful women to watch. She received her MBA from Northeastern University, and her BS from Ithaca College.