Michael C. Rechin is president and CEO of First Merchants Corporation and of First Merchants Bank, Muncie. After joining First Merchants in 2005, he serves the bank as a member of the board of directors and brings more than 35 years of banking experience. He is a member of the boards of directors of OneZone, The Center for the Performing Arts, Conner Prairie Museum and the Sheehan Family Foundation, and a past board member of the Lynx Capital Corporation. Rechin earned undergraduate and MBA degrees from Miami University.
IBA Mission, Vision, Values
Our mission: To advocate for and sustain an environment in which banks can succeed.
Our vision: To provide exemplary service to members as the premier state bank trade association in the country.
Our values: In fulfilling our mission, we will:
- Maintain the highest ethics, integrity and respect for others;
- Serve with professionalism, innovation and resourcefulness;
- Instill passion, positive attitude and enthusiasm;
- Remain mindful that the success of the IBA is judged by the success of its members.