Jeannie Vernetti, CTFA, FPQP™

Assistant Vice President, Abilene

Jeannie joined First Financial Trust in August 2020 as a trust officer in the Abilene location.  Her responsibilities include administration of personal trusts, IRAs, investment agencies and guardianship accounts.
Jeannie has over 15 years of wealth management experience.  Prior to joining First Financial Trust, she worked for Midland States Bank in Rockford, Illinois for six years as a Trust Administrator. Jeannie began her career at AMCORE Investment Group as an Executive Assistant in Wealth Management and then advanced to the role of Financial Planning Analyst.
Jeannie graduated in 2003 from Cardinal Stritch University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with a bachelor’s degree in business management. She is also a graduate of the Cannon Trust School. Jeannie received her Certified Trust & Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA) designation in 2016 and her Financial Paraplanner Qualified Professional designation (FPQP) in 2005.
During her career in Illinois, Jeannie volunteered in various community organizations including United Way, the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois and Junior Achievement. With her recent move to Abilene, she is excited about the many opportunities to become engaged with local non-profits and find ways to give back to the Abilene community.