Mercy Investment Services welcomes new co-workers

July 26, 2021
Please join us in welcoming three new co-workers who are filling open positions at Mercy Investment Services: 


RichardsonChris_2021.07.14 websiteChristopher Richardson joins us as shareholder advocacy associate. Most recently, Chris worked as a legislative advocate for the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance in Washington, D.C., where he developed strategic plans, conducted policy research and created campaign materials. He holds a juris doctorate from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York and a bachelor’s in finance from Florida State University. Chris fills the position left open by Donna Meyer’s retirement. 



Mary Brdar joins us as executive assistant. She recently worked for seven years as executive assistant at Ascension Health in St. Louis, Missouri. Mary has almost 20 years of experience in administrative roles and holds a degree in mass communications from Parkland College in Champaign, Illinois. Mary succeeds Michelle Hammersmith, who is relocating to be closer to family. 




Susan Bishop joins us as administrative assistant. Susan has spent almost eight years as manager of office operations and manager of technology support at DNI Properties in St. Louis, Missouri. Susan holds a degree from the University of Missouri – Columbia. She fills the position vacated by Amanda Gastreich, who was appointed pastor to a United Methodist Church.