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Today's Guest Is Heidi Romero
Heidi Romero, CP APMP after a 9-year career in retail optical sales, Heidi Romero joined BMO Harris Bank (then M&I Bank) in 2004 as a Treasury Management Sales Associate for Business customers and Inside Sales. From there she was promoted to a Sales Associate for the Commercial and Mid-Market client base. In 2010 she was promoted to Officer and moved into a Senior Implementation and Portfolio Management role during the M&I/Harris Bank acquisition working with large corporate customers through the merger. In April 2014, Heidi joined the Proposal/RFP Team as a US Proposal Manager for the bank. She was then promoted to Assistant Vice President in January 2016. She has been an active member of APMP since 2014 and achieved her Foundation level accreditation in June 2015, as well as her Practitioner certification in September 2018.
Heidi works diligently to instill APMP’s best practices and her proposal passion in every opportunity which resonates through her team and the sales process. Heidi is based in Milwaukee, WI.
Heidi assisted on the Greater Midwest Chapter (GMC) Events Committee for 3 years, the GMC Marketing Committee for 1 year and as Events Chair most recently in 2020 and 2021.
Heidi received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with an emphasis in Marketing Management from Carroll College (Waukesha, WI) in 2002 and her Master of Business Administration from Cardinal Stritch University in 2008.
Heidi is a Moyamoya (a rare brain artery disease, occurring in less than 1 in 100,000) survivor/warrior since diagnosed in 2014, having had 2 brain artery bypasses in 2014 and 2015 after suffering a stroke on Christmas Eve 2013. She advocates for Moyamoya awareness as often as possible, buddies up with newly diagnosed people in her area and contributed to Faces of Moyamoya Disease, a book launch completed the end of 2020. Additionally, she enjoys reading, writing, shooting darts with her husband of almost 10 years, and instilling a brave warrior, can-do attitude in her daughter Grace (almost 5) and stepson Jeremy (almost 14). More recently, her and her daughter have become interested in geocaching and try to venture out to do that together as frequently as possible.
In this episode we will discuss Heidi’s
- Life and Career
- Transition of Career with Proposal Industry from retail optic sales.
- Role as the Sales Associate and later as the US Proposal Manager for BMO Harris Bank.
- Experience with Greater Midwest Chapter (GMC) Events Committee and
- GMC Marketing Committee and as Events Chair
- People influential in her life and career
- Advice to bid and proposal professionals
- Next Steps and Few fun Qs….
Get to know the human side of your industry expert, Heidi Romero.
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