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WCM BC Presents: Lunch and Learn with Kinsley McWhinnie

Thursday, May 23rd 2024
11:45 AM to 1:00 PM
Vancouver, British Columbia

Join us for an intimate lunch conversation with Kinsley McWhinnie, Managing Director and Team Lead at BMO Commercial Bank.

Kinsley will share insights into her career, lessons learned along the way, and advice to the next generation.

This event is organized by the British Columbia Steering Committee. To learn more about the Steering Committees here.

Lunch is provided in the ticket price. Please arrive at 11:45 am to take part in this event.

This event is open to WCM members + their guests. WCM members are encouraged to bring someone who is interested in learning more about WCM. Guest tickets can be purchased through the website.


Jacquelyn Lising

Director, Real Estate Finance at BMO Corporate Finance Division

Jacquelyn has been at BMO’s Real Estate Corporate Finance team for 5 years with time spent as an Associate Director with the Vancouver and Toronto teams; currently she is the Director on one of the largest portfolios in the country. Prior to BMO, she worked at Collier’s Real Estate Consulting Group and spent time on the wealth side at RBC Dominion Securities.


Kinsley McWhinnie

Managing Director and Team Lead, Corporate Finance at BMO Commercial Bank

Kinsley is a Managing Director & Team Lead with BMO’s Corporate Finance division, where she leads a team of Associates and Directors and provides credit structuring expertise for new deals and material refinancings.

Kinsley has been with BMO for over 12 years, holding a variety of roles inside of commercial banking and capital markets, including time spent in both Calgary and Vancouver. She has extensive experience in commercial banking, high risk lending, energy & infrastructure, and recently led BMO’s private equity financing group for Western Canada.

Kinsley holds a BA from McGill, and MBA in Finance from Dalhousie, and is a CFA Charterholder. In her free time you can find her dragging herself up one of the North Shore mountains, relaxing on the Sunshine Coast, or chasing after her nieces & nephews.

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