Meet Our Team / Stephanie Gerdes
CPA, CFP® — Vice President/Trust Officer
Stephanie is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP®). She spent 13 years in public accounting, specializing in estate, trust, and high-net-worth clients. Stephanie has also spent more than two decades in the Wealth Management/Trust Banking industry, and has been with Centier Bank since 2005. At Centier, Stephanie heads both the Fiduciary Services Division and the Tax Services Division. She specializes in estate, trust, taxation, and investment planning.
In addition to being a member of the Valparaiso Rotary and a member and past president of Immanuel Lutheran Church, she is also on several boards including the Porter County Community Foundation Board, the Immanuel Lutheran Church Endowment Board, and the Valparaiso Rotary Foundation Board.