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Melissa Fiacco

Assistant Professor - Business


  • MBA St. Ambrose University
  • BA Loras College


Melissa Fiacco joined Mount Mercy in 2019 as assistant professor of business.

Fiacco holds the Senior Human Resources Professional (SPHR) certification from the HR Certification Institute and the SHRM Senior Certified Professional certification from the Society for Human Resource Management.  Fiacco is faculty co-chair for the Mount Mercy Students in Human Resource Management Club.

Previously, Fiacco worked as an adjunct faculty member for the School of Business at Upper Iowa University. Before UIU, she worked in a variety of human resource roles in both the corporate and public sectors.  Fiacco’s over ten years of diverse generalist and consulting experience includes training/development, employment and labor law, investigations, performance management, employee and labor relations, classification/compensation, recruitment/onboarding, and leave management.

In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, traveling, being outdoors, and attending live music events. Fiacco keeps up to date on the latest HR trends through reading, networking with other professionals, and participating in the Eastern Iowa Human Resource Association.