Julia Schmidt is Director of Business Intelligence for the US Commercial Bank at BMO Harris. She has worked in risk, reporting and analytics within the financial services industry for over 15 years. Julia is passionate about issues facing women, girls and children both domestically and abroad. Julia previously served as a direct service advocate for Rape Victim Advocates (RVA) and also on RVA’s board including time as both Treasurer and President. Julia holds a MBA from Northwestern University and a BSB from the University of Minnesota.