Mercedes Sims recently completed the coursework and examination to receive the Certified Associate in Project Management designation. The program includes project management theory, foundational process knowledge, frameworks and best practices in the field of project management. Mercedes successfully completed over 23 hours of challenging coursework designed by the Project Management Institute and earned an exceptional score on the rigorous three-hour exam.

Mercedes is responsible for the oversight of projects and identifying areas for process improvement. She works with all divisions to help lead successful and timely implementations. Mercedes has a bachelor’s degree in organizational communication from Western Michigan University.

When asked about the accomplishment of her team, Vice President, Assistant Director of Business Information Services, Kim Van Duine commented, “Mercedes worked diligently to complete this important coursework to positively impact Greenleaf Trust and our clients for year to come.”

About Greenleaf Trust

With offices in Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, Birmingham, Midland, Bay Harbor and Traverse City, Greenleaf Trust is an independent Michigan-chartered trust-only bank, exclusively focused on wealth management, trust and estate administration, and administration of company-sponsored retirement plans. Through our unique, client-centric team approach, we provide highly personal and customized client service, with no conflicts of interest, to ensure our clients’ financial security from generation to generation.  ##