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10.24.19 – Michelle Van Dyke
October 24, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Michelle Van Dyke serves as President & CEO of Heart of West Michigan United Way and has held this position since January 2016.
Previously, Michelle was the president of Fifth Third Mortgage Company. Michelle joined Fifth Third Bank in 2001 through the acquisition of Old Kent Bank, and assumed the position of executive vice president of Retail Banking. In 2004, she was named president and CEO of the Western Michigan affiliate. She later was named regional president for each of Fifth Third Bank’s Michigan affiliates. In 2009, Van Dyke assumed the responsibility for the St. Louis affiliates and the Ohio affiliates in 2011.
In 2014, she accepted the role of president of Fifth Third Mortgage Company.
While at Old Kent, Van Dyke served as senior vice president and manager of the Central U.S. Mortgage region. She was named president of Old Kent Bank, Illinois, in 2000.
Van Dyke received her bachelor’s degree in business economics from Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Van Dyke serves on the boards of Davenport University, Spectrum Health System, and Fifth Third Bank, Western Michigan.
Van Dyke was named one of American Banker’s “25 Most Powerful Women in Banking” in 2007, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and a “Woman to Watch” in 2005, 2010, 2011, and 2015. In 2013, Van Dyke was named a “Woman of Achievement and Courage” by the Michigan Women’s Foundation. In 2014, and 2018 Van Dyke was named one of “The 50 Most Influential Women in West Michigan” by the Grand Rapids Business Journal.