Ms. Merten joined Indiana Trust Wealth Management in February of 2022 as Director of Compliance, where she is responsible for overseeing the general compliance efforts for client accounts and providing support in an advisory role to Wealth Advisors, Investment Advisors, and Operations staff regarding day-to-day compliance issues. She also provides support for the company’s Board of Directors and senior management in this regard. Prior to joining Indiana Trust, Cheron worked as the Personal Trust Compliance Officer for a local bank.
Cheron received both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the University of Notre Dame in 2007 and 2012, respectively, holds a Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor™ certification through the American Bankers Association, and obtained the Certified Fiduciary and Investment Risk Specialist™ (CFIRS™) designation from Cannon Financial Institute.
In our community, Cheron serves on the Board of Directors for the South Bend Symphony Orchestra and the St. Vincent de Paul Society of South Bend. She is also an active member of the Junior League of South Bend and is a graduate of Leadership South Bend/Mishawaka Class 46, a development program based on the servant leadership model.