Leadership

Board of Directors

President

Steve Ovel
Associate VP Governmental Relations
Kirkwood Community College

President Elect

Nate Klein
Business Professor
Mount Mercy University

Sisters of Mercy West Midwest Liaison

Sr. Mary Lou Podzimek
Chaplain
Hospice of Mercy

Treasurer

John Gilson
Controller, Air Transport Systems
Rockwell Collins

Secretary

Anne King
Retired, Mount Mercy University

Executive Director

Paula Land
Ex-Officio member


Ann Alliger
Director, Behavioral Services
Mercy Medical Center
 
Linda Barnes
Chief Executive Officer
Geonetric
 
Patty Barnes
Manager, Financial Reporting
Unity Point Health- St. Luke’s Hospital
 
Martha Barry
Childcare provider and CMC volunteer
 
Sr. Linda Bechen
Retired, St. Patrick Church (Anamosa)
 
Michele Brock (Past President)
Regional Fundraising & Marketing Advisor
Amperage Fundraising
 
John Chaimov
Associate Professor of German
Coe College
 
Kim Hillyard
Wealth Advisor
RSM US Wealth Management, LLC.
 
Gary Landhauser
Architect & Partner
Novak Design Group

Larry Maiers
Community Volunteer
St. Luke’s Hospital
 
Tom Podzimek
President
Benchmark Construction Co.
 
Bruno Rwayitare
Diversity & Inclusion Program Manager
Rockwell Collins
 
Joe Schmall
Attorney
Bradley & Riley PC
 
Sr. Shari Sutherland- Sisters of Mercy Representative
VP, Mission and Ministry
Mount Mercy University
 
Cheryl Tabarella-Redd
Career Services Director
Mount Mercy University
 
Beckey Woodward Cole
Director of Organizational Development &
Human Resources
Folience