Women In Trucking Association Announces Continued Partnership with BMO Transportation Finance
by Women In Trucking Staff, on Oct 8, 2019 4:31:00 PM
Plover, WI – October 8, 2019 – The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) announced today that BMO Transportation Finance has renewed its Gold Level Partnership, helping the association advance its mission: to encourage the employment of women in the industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize the obstacles they face.
BMO Transportation Finance has supported WIT since 2014. In addition to providing financial support, the company actively participates in the association. Heather Wilson, chief commercial officer, serves on the board of directors for both the WIT Association and Foundation.
“BMO Transportation Finance is proud to be a part of Women in Trucking, and is focused on accelerating diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In 2019, BMO was recognized for its efforts in advancing the role of women at work and in the community. BMO’s participation in WIT is a natural extension of the values our business holds,” said Wilson. “We invite you to join us and be a part of our diverse & inclusive culture. Learn more about how you can build your career in Transportation Finance at: https://bmoharriscareers.com/”
“We are thrilled and grateful to have the support of BMO Transportation Finance as a Gold Partner,” said Ellen Voie, WIT president and CEO. “Their passion and advocacy for positive change by engaging more women in transportation is instrumental in advancing the WIT mission.”
Since 2007, WIT has been committed to elevating the issue of gender diversity in the industry. WIT’s annual Accelerate! Conference and Exhibition, a program aimed at developing 150 women-owned businesses, scholarships for transportation careers, and a Professional Development Certification (PDC) program are just a few examples of recent initiatives that are helping the organization achieve its mission.
About Women In Trucking Association, Inc.
Women In Trucking Association, Inc. is a nonprofit association established to encourage the employment of women in the trucking industry, promote their accomplishments and minimize obstacles faced by women working in the trucking industry. Membership is not limited to women, as 17 percent of its members are men who support the mission. Women In Trucking is supported by its members and the generosity of Gold Level Partners: Arrow Truck Sales, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, BMO Transportation Finance, Daimler Trucks North America, Expediter Services, FedEx Freight, Great Dane, J.B. Hunt Transport, Michelin North America, Peterbilt Motors Company, Ryder System, Inc., and Walmart. Follow WIT on Twitter, Facebook, or LinkedIn. For more information, visit http://www.womenintrucking.org or call 888-464-9482.
About BMO Transportation Finance
Located in Irving, TX, BMO’s Transportation Finance business serves all parties in the U.S. transportation industry – including manufacturers, dealers and end users – with wholesale and retail financing. For more information, visit http://www.bmotf.com.