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Kala Gibson, Head of Business Banking, EVP, Fifth Third Bank

Kala Gibson is Executive Vice President and Head of Business Banking at Fifth Third Bank. He oversees the strategic planning, operations, sales force and products for the division. Business Banking serves clients with annual revenues up to $20 million across 1,155 banking centers and 10 states.

Kala’s began his 27 year banking career began at Comerica Bank in Detroit, Mi. Civic:

  • Executive and finance committee member, the Charles H. Wright Museum of African-American History.
  • Finance committee member for the board, National Underground Railroad Freedom Center.
  • Board of Trustees member, ArtsWave in Cincinnati.
  • Member of the Business Banking Executive Circle.
  • Board president, MORTAR, an urban entrepreneurship organization.
  • Board member, National Minority Supplier Development Council.

Awards Fifth Third Bank Leader of the Year, Fifth Third Bank Community Commitment, the Michigan Chronicle’s Men of Excellence and Crain’s Detroit Business 40 Under 40.