President, First Merchants Private Wealth Advisors
Michael joined First Merchants in 2011 as the Director of Business Banking, a line of business he started for the company, before moving into his current role in early 2014.
Prior to joining First Merchants, Michael was Executive Vice President of Retail Banking for PNC in Indiana. During his tenure with PNC/National City and Morgan Stanley he held Executive leadership positions in Wealth Management, Retail and Business Banking.
Michael received his bachelor’s degree in History from the University of Dayton and masters in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He is a past member of the Securities Industry Association Continuing Education Committee and Training Director’s Roundtable and has held FINRA Series 7, 24, 63, 65, and 31 licenses.
As an active leader in Central Indiana, Michael serves on the board of the Ronald McDonald House Charities and previously served as the Treasurer of the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation. He has been previously recognized by the Indianapolis Business Journal as a “Forty Under 40”.
Michael and his wife Therese have three children and reside in Carmel, IN.