Meet the Legacy Leaders

Carrie A. Valek

Legacy Leaders
Senior Vice President and Director for Consumer Banking
First Merchants Bank

Carrie is Senior Vice President and Director of Consumer Banking for First Merchants Bank a division of First Merchants Corporation. First Merchants Corporation is the largest financial services holding company located in Central Indiana. They offer a broad range of financial services delivered locally by bankers who are known and trusted in their communities. Services include personal banking, business banking, mortgage lending, treasury management services, and wealth management.

Prior to joining First Merchants Bank, Carrie was Senior Vice President of Retail Banking for Indiana Bank and Trust Company (now Old National Bank). Her career achievements also include National City Bank as Senior Vice President and Retail Market Executive.

A graduate of the Indiana University Kelley School of Business with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Carrie’s areas of concentration include marketing as well as distribution management. She earned her MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University, is a graduate of the ABA Stonier School of Banking and has earned the Wharton Leadership Certification from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

Carrie is co-owner of Touchstone Counseling, a mental health counseling practice devoted to supporting individuals, couples and families to achieve personal growth goals through solution-focused therapy. She is an active volunteer in her community and dedicates her personal time to Grace Church in Noblesville, IN as well as Noblesville Schools.