Derek Rummel Senior Portfolio Manager Western Michigan Private Bank Team

As Portfolio Manager, Derek Rummel assists in the development of your personal investment policy guidelines. Derek makes decisions about your investment mix while matching investment opportunities to your objectives—all while balancing risk against performance.


B.S., Central Michigan University, 1982
M.B.A., Western Michigan University, 1996

Professional Experience & Areas of Focus

Derek M. Rummel is the Michigan Regional Director and Senior Portfolio Manager with Fifth Third Private Bank. He has oversight responsibilities of the Private Bank’s portfolio management team. In this capacity Derek also manages the investment assets of a number of institutional clients and select high net worth families. Prior to joining Fifth Third Bank, Derek assisted Michigan school districts with their cash management needs. Derek also served as the Director of Corporate Investments at another company and was responsible for directing the company’s parent and subsidiary investment portfolios including cash management strategies, compliance analysis and the management of banking relationships. Derek began his career with at a financial institution where he served as Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager managing fixed income mutual funds and subsidiary bank investment portfolios.

Licenses & Professional Designations

  • Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA)