Jack Ablin is executive vice president and chief investment officer with BMO Private Bank. As head of macro strategy, he chairs the Asset Allocation, Mutual Fund Re-Optimization, and Harriscreen Stock Selection Committees and is responsible for establishing investment policy and strategy within BMO Private Bank throughout the US. Mr. Ablin joined BMO Harris in 2001 and has more than 30 years of experience in money management. He served as a Money and Markets correspondent for WTLV. Mr. Ablin has written on a variety of topics, including investor psychology and financial markets outlook and is the author of Reading Minds and Markets: Minimizing Risk and Maximizing Returns in a Volatile Global Marketplace. He is a frequent contributor to CNBC, Bloomberg, the Wall Street Journal, and Barron's. Mr. Ablin was named one of the "Top 100 Wealth Advisors in North America," by Citywealth magazine in 2006, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014. He earned a Bachelor's degree from Vassar College and received an MBA from Boston University. Mr. Ablin is a member of the CFA Society of Chicago, holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, and is a CFA Institute Charter holder.