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Teammates in Action

At First Merchants Bank, we work to enhance the financial wellness of the diverse communities we serve.

Welcome to our series spotlighting First Merchants teammates who uphold our Corporate Responsibility beliefs and embody our vision “To enhance the finance wellness of the diverse communities we serve.”

First Merchants Bank’s commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility compels us to invest in our communities by finding ways to reduce inequalities, improve the quality of our neighborhoods, and promote positive economic mobility though our five community pillars: Employee Empowerment; Community Investments and Charitable Giving; Financial Wellness; Community Home Lending; and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Read on to learn more about these outstanding individuals and the incredible impact they make in our communities.


Sherry Boudoin-Community Home Lending Officer photo

Sherry Boudoin

Community Home Lending

Read Sherry Boudoin Story

John Freyek

Commercial Relationship Manager

Read John Freyek Story


Jadira Hoptry

Director, Community Lending & Development

Read Jadira Hoptry Story


Stephanie Madison

Team Lead, Corporate Social Responsibility

Read Stephanie Madison Story