|Kimberly Halbauer, Kentucky regional present for Fifth Third Bank, is the newest member of the Thomas More University Board of Trustees.|
Kimberly Halbauer, Fifth Third Bank’s Kentucky regional president, becomes the newest member of the Thomas More University Board of Trustees after being elected in December 2021. Halbauer is set to serve on the Finance, Business, & Capital Planning Committee of the board and begins her work as a trustee effective June 1.
Halbauer said she is committed to serving the community both professionally and through civic engagement. She focuses on community impact throughout the region by directing Fifth Third Bank’s Commercial, Wealth & Asset Management, and Consumer businesses.
Her board memberships beyond Thomas More include: the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Foundation, OneWest, One Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce, Greater Louisville Inc. – The Metro Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Louisville Center and Fund for the Arts.
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"I’m excited about the opportunity to be a part of the continued success of Thomas More University," says Halbauer. "Thomas More plays a critical role in creating the workforce of tomorrow for Kentucky and the Greater Cincinnati region."
Halbauer’s undergraduate work at Thomas More prepared her well to successfully continue her education and excel in the workforce. She earned a bachelor’s degree magna cum laude in finance and business in 2000, before going on to complete Yale University’s Executive Leadership program. She now serves as regional president of Fifth Third Bank, covering Kentucky and Southern Indiana. She has more than 30 years of experience in the financial industry.
"Having our alumna Kimberly Halbauer joining the Thomas More Board of Trustees will be a major asset for our University," says Thomas More University President Joseph L. Chillo. "Not only does Kim have the professional and executive experiences through her work with Fifth Third Bank to see our Finance, Business & Capital Planning Committee thrive, her work is also a prime example of the power of a high-quality, Catholic liberal arts education and the amazing opportunities that lie ahead for our Thomas More University graduates."