About Deacon Stephen Hilker

Deacon Stephen Hilker was ordained in 1990 for the Diocese of Lansing, MI. He attended Michigan State University where he earned a B.S. in Psychology/Statistics and an M.B.A. in Organizational Development and has done post-graduate work in accounting. Deacon Steve is a CPA and held several other financial certifications. He has studied Public Policy at the Doctoral level at Western Michigan University. In July he became the first graduate from the Josephinum Pontifical University Diaconate Institute in Columbus, OH with an MA in Pastoral Ministry.

He and his wife Nancy have nine children and ten grandchildren.

Deacon Steve retired from the State of Michigan after 37 years in various executive positions in Social Services, Treasury, and Insurance and Banking Regulation.

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