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With an education from Mount Mercy University, there's no limit to what you can achieve. Mount Mercy alumni are finding success in every professional sector imaginable – doctors, lawyers, entrepreneurs, educators, business leaders, storytellers and artists. What will you accomplish with your Mount Mercy degree?

Below is just a small sampling of the companies our alumni work for and the positions they hold. We'll continue to add featured alumni, so be sure to visit this page often. If you would like to nominate an outstanding alumnus, send a message to and let us know.

Tracy Alshouse '87
Biology Major
PA-C (Physician Assistant)
Affiliates of Family Practice
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Rachel CollinsRachel Collins ’01
English Language Arts/Secondary Education
School Counselor
Kennedy High School
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Jason Connell '99
Criminal Justice
Search and Rescue Police Officer
Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department
Las Vegas, NV

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Pam Delagardelle ’84
UnityPoint Health – Allen Hospital
Waterloo, IA

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Tony Dickinson ’02
Administrative Management
Vice President of Marketing
Wells Fargo Bank
Des Moines, IA

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Dr. Richard T. Kettelkamp '93
Interventional and Endovascular Cardiologist and Director of Cardiac Catheterization Lab
UnityPoint Clinic
Cedar Rapids, IA 


JoAnn Kintzel '86
Business Administration/Accounting
Cedar Rapids, IA

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Aaron Lacy ’14
Medical Student
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

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Dr. Jane Meyer ’82, 
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA
LeAnn Ridgeway '86,
Business Administration

Vice President and General Manager for Simulation and Training Solutions
Rockwell Collins
Sterling, VA 

Rachel Sartin ’85
Math/Computer Science
Manager Unix Server Group
Austin, TX

Jude Smith ’90
Fine Arts
Art Consultant
Scottsdale, AZ

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Coming soon...

Emmanuel Bernstein ’91, Med Tech
Entrepreneur and Business Owner
Missouri City, TX

Scott Lynch ’85, Public Relations
Sr. Vice President, Chief Legal Officer of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

Matt Paul ’93, Speech/Drama
Director of Communications, United States Department of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.

Christina Ries ’04, English and Communication
Reporter and Freelance Writer
Inver Grove Heights, MN

Ann Wooldridge ’87, Elementary Education
Elementary Principal, Center Point-Urbana Community School District
Center Point, IA

Joel Yates ’86, Philosophy/History
Attorney, Clements Law Firm | District Court Judge, 8th Judicial District
Sigourney, IA