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Welcome Monroe Bank & Trust - CEO Letter

Welcome Monroe Bank & Trust customers:

A message from CEO Mike Rechin

We are excited to announce that legal approvals to merge Monroe Bank & Trust into First Merchants Bank are complete. Welcome to the First Merchants Bank family!

Monroe Bank & Trust and First Merchants share an alignment of similar cultures, values and community commitment.  As a valued customer, you will continue to benefit from access to experienced local bankers, supported by the strength of First Merchants’ products and delivery capabilities.  Personal service, long-term relationships and community involvement will continue to be the foundations of how we serve you. 

Our teams are focused on providing you with a great experience as we transition Monroe Bank & Trust into First Merchants Bank later this year.  As details about the transition become available, you will receive information and communications via postal mail, website updates and email.  We encourage you to visit the First Merchants website frequently for the most up-to-date information.

Since 1893, First Merchants has been focused on supporting the dreams and growth of families, businesses and communities.  We look forward to serving you, and welcome you to First Merchants!


Michael C. Rechin

President and CEO, First Merchants Corporation


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