Kevin Lavender has served as Senior Vice President and Managing Director – Large Corporate and Specialized Industries of Fifth Third Bank since December 2009 and served as Senior Vice President, Corporate Healthcare Lending of Fifth Third Bank from December 2005 through December 2009.
Prior to assuming that position, Mr. Lavender served as the Commissioner of the Tennessee Department of Financial Institutions from January 2003 to December 2005. In addition to his role as Commissioner, he served as the chairman of the National Regulatory Committee for the Conference of State Bank Supervisors and was a member of the Board of Directors. Prior to being named Commissioner, Mr. Lavender was co-founder and served as Executive Vice President of Administration and Banking for MediSphere Health Partners, Inc. from May 1996 to October 2002.