President/CEO

rodriguezTerri Rodriguez serves as President/CEO of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy (LMM). Terri provides executive leadership to Filling Memorial Home of Mercy (FMHM), Luther Home of Mercy (LHM), and Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO).

Terri attended Owens Community College and obtained her Associate Degree in Law Enforcement. She also attended the University of Toledo and obtained her Associate Degree in Social Work, Bachelors Degree in Human Services and a Masters Degree in Public Administration. Terri obtained her State of Ohio - Licensed Nursing Home Administrators license in 2011.

Terri began her career at Luther Home of Mercy in 1989 as the Volunteer Coordinator. She was the Director of Public Relations and Development at LHM from 1990-1997. Terri was promoted to the position of Assistant Administrator of Community Ministries in 1999 and later became the Chief Operating Officer in 2009. Most recently, Terri served as Vice-President, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy – LHM.

 


Director of Finance

Carol Schroeder is the Director of Finance for the Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. Carol is responsible for planning and oversight of joint financial services for Filling Homes, Luther Home of Mercy and Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio.

Carol is a graduate of Terra Technical Collage with an Associate Degree in Law Enforcement. She also attended Defiance College and holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Accounting, a Masters Degree in Business & Organization Leadership (MBOL) , a Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) and is certified in pastoral ministries through the Diocese of Toledo.

Carol began her career as an assistant auditor with the State of Ohio – Office of Auditor of State. She served as Finance Director at the Center for Child and Family Advocacy in Napoleon before serving as the Finance Director at the Filling Memorial Home of Mercy.

 


Director of Information Technology

Michael D. Short is the Director of Information Technology (IT) for the Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. Michael provides leadership and direction for technology services for Luther Home of Mercy, Lutheran Social Services of Northwest Ohio, and Filling Home of Mercy.

Michael graduated with a BA degree from Goshen College in Goshen, Indiana.  Michael began his career in computers back in 1980 in sales and support for Wyse Book & Office Supplies in Archbold, OH one of the first Apple Dealerships in northwest Ohio.  Michael sold and supported Filling Homes’ first computers.  Since 2000 Michael has served as director of IT services for Filling Home.

 


Director of Facilities & Support Services

Lori Beakas is the Director of Facilities & Support Services for the Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. Lori provides leadership to Luther Home of Mercy, Lutheran Social Services of Northwest Ohio and Filling Home of Mercy in regards to their facilities and the support services.