Paul Richards Senior Portfolio Manager Western Michigan Private Bank Team

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


Paul earned a bachelor's degree from Davenport University.

Professional Experience & Areas of Focus

Paul serves as Vice President, Senior Portfolio Manager and Team Lead for Fifth Third Private Bank. He leads a team of portfolio and investment managers and works closely with the Private Bank's high net worth clients. Paul joined the Bank in 1999 and has nearly 30 years of industry experience.

Licenses & Professional Designations

  • Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC®)