Mercy is a not-for-profit Catholic healthcare organization located in the Midwestern United States with headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri. Mercy includes more than 40 acute care, managed and specialty (heart, children's, orthopaedic and rehab) hospitals, 900 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 45,000 co-workers and 2,400 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has clinics, outpatient services and outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.
The Mercy Investment Team consists of four people led by Mercy's Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Elizabeth Jourdan. Adrien Webb, Director of Risk Management & Investments, and Mike Werner, Manager of Risk Management & Investment Operations are responsible for the operations and risk management of the portfolio through evaluating, monitoring, and assessing the characteristics, risks, strengths and weaknesses of Mercy's investment program. On the due diligence side, Elizabeth Jourdan along with Lela Prodani, Senior Investment Consultant, are responsible for conducting due diligence on existing and potential managers across traditional and alternative investments to support decision-making around investment strategy, portfolio construction, and manager selection for Mercy's operating reserve, pension and foundation assets.
The Mercy Investment Team is under the oversight of the Mercy Investment Committee.
The Mercy Socially Responsible Investment Committee is responsible for the oversight of Mercy's Socially Responsible Policy. The Mercy investment team is responsible for implementation of the Mercy SRI policy.