John Bultema III '95

John Bultema III '95

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. He is currently the President and CEO of The Lafayette Life Insurance Company, a member company of Western & Southern. Prior to joining Western & Southern, Bultema had a 22-year career at Fifth Third Bank and Old Kent Bank, where he held a variety of leadership positions, including regional president and chief executive officer. He became Fifth Third's youngest bank president at age 34, taking control of the banking operations headquartered in Orlando. 

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