The Division of Development and Alumni Relations brings together the diverse efforts of a dedicated team responsible for supporting the needs and priorities of the university through annual, major and planned giving programs.
Brenda joined Mount Mercy University’s Office of Development and Alumni Relations in April 2015. She is a 1996 graduate of Mount Mercy and holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration as well as a certified fund raising executive credential. She came to Mount Mercy from the University of Iowa where she served in development leadership roles for 11 years.
Laura comes to us from Ruffalo Noel Levitz where she spent over 11 years in the Corporate Marketing Department. A 2002 Mount Mercy graduate, Laura earned her Bachelor of Business Administration with a specialization in marketing alongside a minor in art. She is happy to be back at Mount Mercy, serving the campus community and her fellow alumni.
Lonna joined Mount Mercy University's Office of Development and Alumni Relations in 1988. She serves as the Assistant Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations. Lonna earned a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from Mount Mercy in 1986.
Rebecca comes to us from Ruffalo Noel Levitz where she spent over 15 years involved in all aspects of development, operations, staff management including serving as point of contact for client relationships andmanaging all aspects of contract requirements. Rebecca oversees alumni relations, annual fund and gift processing areas and provides operational oversight of our department.
Tori has spent many years in higher education enrollment management, and the last decade in higher education/academic medical development for the University of Iowa. Tori will focus on major and planned gifts.
We encourage you to email us directly with any questions you may have or call 319-368-6468.