Dimitrius Hutcherson

First Independence Bank


Dimitrius Hutcherson works for First Independence Bank as Executive Vice President, Chief Administrative Officer & Chief Technology Officer. In this role, he has responsibility for the Human Resources, Technology, Retail Banking, and External Affairs.


Dimitrius is an experienced Board Member and results-driven Finance, Operations and Technology Executive with extensive experience in developing companies from early stage through fruition and commercializing ideas. He has over 30 years of work experience at private and public organizations. His relationship management/advisory experience includes soliciting from and presenting to numerous public officials, boards, agencies, commissions, foundations, private investors and community stakeholders. He has been a trusted advisor to publicly traded, closely held, non-profit, private equity portfolio companies and the federal government. He has spectrum proficiency in experience in management consulting, commercial lending, technology in financial services, managing start-ups, and strategic planning.

Dimitrius is Chairman Emeritus of the National Black Child Development Institute, Inc., Board Member and Treasurer, Harvard Business School Club of Michigan; Board Member, Michigan Roundtable on Diversity & Inclusion; Board Member, Detroit Economic Growth Corporation; Board Member Junior Achievement of Southeastern Michigan and Board member, the Wendy Hilliard Gymnastics Foundation. He served as Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Lincoln University of Pennsylvania where he chaired the Investment Committee (Sept. 2015 – Oct. 2020) He is an Online Adjunct Instructor at the American University, Kogod Graduate School of Business, a member of various technology, finance and community boards, and has served as a professor and guest lecturer at several educational institutions, conferences and workshops.

Dimitrius has prior work experience in senior level roles at PNC Financial Services Group, Deloitte Services, LP, Freddie Mac, GMAC Commercial Mortgage, GE Capital, Ernst & Young, LLP and JP Morgan Chase.


Dimitrius earned a BA degree in Finance, cum laude, at Morehouse College and an MBA in Finance and Business Strategy from the Harvard Business School.