Teri L. Pierce
Teri brings 35 plus years of experience in accounting and audit to her role as Executive Vice President, Chief Financial Officer of First American Trust.
Currently, Teri is responsible for all aspects of corporate accounting and regulatory and audit reporting. She is entrusted with the banking organization's accounting, budgeting and financial risk management functions, as well as its relationship with the Board of Directors, Audit Committee, and Savings and Loan Holding Company. She acts as the corporate liaison with banking regulators from the Federal Reserve and Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, internal and external auditors and other banking institutions. She is the Chair of First American Trust's Asset and Liability Committee (ALCO) and a member of First American Trust’s Enterprise Risk Management Committee (ERMC) and Officer's Trust and Investment Committee (OTIC). In addition, she is a member of the Enterprise Risk Management Working Group (ERMWG) & Leadership Committees (ERMLC) and Women in Leadership (WIL) at the parent company, First American Financial Corporation.
Prior to joining First American Trust in 1991, Teri served as Controller and CFO for The Warmington Company, but she began her career at First American Trust in 1984 as a staff accountant.
Teri earned a B.S.B.A in Accounting from Central Michigan University.