University Leadership

As Mount Mercy begins its eighth decade of faith-inspired, practical and values-based education as a Catholic institution, we are guided by a team of talented and accomplished leaders.These individuals have decades of experience in the higher education arena and are poised to utilize their expertise to help inspire and shape Mount Mercy students into the future leaders of tomorrow.

Office of the President 

Laurie Hamen, J.D.
President, Mount Mercy University

The Cabinet

The Board of Trustees

Operational Leadership

Doug Brock, CPA
Vice President for Finance and Business Operations

Robert B. Callahan, Ph.D.
Vice President for Enrollment and Student Services

Brenda K. Duello ’96, CFRE
Vice President for Development & Alumni Relations

Janet R. Handler, Ed.D.

Lori Heying
Executive Director for Institutional Research

Sr. Shari Sutherland
Vice President for Mission & Ministry