About SandraSandy Pierce joined Huntington in 2016 after the merger with FirstMerit and leads the Private Client Group, Public Affairs, Corporate Communications and Regional Marketing teams. While at FirstMerit, Pierce was appointed to Vice Chairman of FirstMerit Corporation and Chairman and CEO of FirstMerit Michigan. Prior to joining FirstMerit, she had been Midwest Regional Executive, President and CEO for Charter One Bank, Michigan, a division of RBS Citizens, N.A. where she had responsibilities for commercial banking and all state bank activities in Michigan as well as oversight of all state activities in Illinois and Ohio.
Pierce received her bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Marketing and her MBA in Business Administration/Finance from Wayne State University. She is a board member of Barton Malow Enterprises and Penske Automotive Group. She also serves as the current chair of the Detroit Financial Advisory Board and chair of the Henry Ford Health System.
Pierce and her husband Tom reside in Northville, Michigan, and have three children.