John Bultema III earned a bachelor's in finance from Grand Valley State University in 1995 and a Master of Business Administration from Western Michigan University in 2004. He is a graduate of Mona Shores High School and attended Muskegon Community College prior to coming to Grand Valley. When John became bank president of the Western Michigan region in January 2009, he also took over the seat on the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority. He became Fifth Third's youngest bank president at age 34, taking control of the banking operations headquartered in Orlando, which has its own board of directors.
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