Anthony Merckel is the Child and Family Advocate at Susie’s Place Child Advocacy Centers in Avon. Anthony has a Bachelor’s Degree from Mercy College in New York. Anthony is originally from New York state, being born and raised there for 22 years. Anthony moved to Indiana with his wife and worked several years with the Indiana Department of Child Services, serving in both Tippecanoe and Hendricks County. While at DCS, Anthony was an assessment worker for 5 years, a peer coach, a mentor and a part of many regional teams to help improve DCS and practices.
Outside of being a Child and Family Advocate, Anthony enjoys spending his time with his family. Anthony is married to his lovely wife, has a daughter, four dogs and many fish tanks. Anthony enjoys tending to and growing plants and designing fish tanks as well as playing video games and fixing computers.