Steve Hawks Director of Personal Trust Western Michigan Private Bank Team

Steve Hawks serves as a relationship manager and fiduciary advisor for trust administration and estate planning. Steve acts impartially in managing and distributing your trust property, while always keeping the interests of you and your beneficiaries in mind.


Steve earned a Bachelors degree in Business Administration from Cornerstone University and an MBA from Grand Valley State University.

Professional Experience & Areas of Focus

Steve serves as Senior Vice President and Director of the Personal Trust and Estates Team in Michigan. He is responsible for leading the team in serving over 1,000 clients and growing our Private Bank business across the State. Steve joined Fifth Third in 1987.

Personal & Community Participation

Steve is an active community volunteer. He is a Cornerstone University trustee, Broadway Grand Rapids board member and serves on the Michigan Bankers Association's Trust Executive Committee. Steve and his wife Annie married in 1983 and have 3 adult children.