Vice President, Relationship Manager
    Team Member since 2020


    Bill Christensen has extensive knowledge and expertise in trust servicing and asset management and provides these services for individuals, foundations, and business owners. With 38 years of experience in the banking industry, and over 28 years of experience as a trust officer, Bill is instrumental in strengthening our ability to bring unparalleled service to our clients and the community. Bill earned his Master in Business Administration with a major in finance from the University of Iowa. He is also a Certified Trust and Financial Advisor (CTFA), a Certified IRA Service Professional (CISP), and a Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional (FPQP). In addition, he is a National Trust School graduate from Northwestern University. Bill is a member of the Board of Directors for the Greater Lansing Estate Planning Council and the Institute of Certified Bankers. His previous memberships include the Jackson Area Estate Planning Council, the Northeastern Michigan Estate Planning Council, and the Capital Region Council of the American Lung Association of Michigan. Several years ago, Bill coached the JV volleyball team at Lansing Catholic Central High School.

    What are your specific goals for Tri-Star Trust clients?

    To help clients identify and accomplish their financial goals.

    What do you enjoy doing in your personal time?

    Reading, watching movies, spending time with family, and traveling.

    What’s your favorite food?

    Lasagna and my mom’s chocolate pie.

    What are your top three bucket list items?

    1. Visit Australia
    2. Attend the Passion Play in Oberammergau, Germany again.
    3. Visit Hawaii again