Michelle Mercuri, BA

Lesley Holot, BS, CCRC

About Michelle Mercuri-Director of Human Resources

Michelle Mercuri, Director of Human Resources, earned her Bachelor of Arts from Marietta College in 2007 with a focus on Human Resources, Public Relations and Global Leadership. She is an accomplished HR professional with over 10 years of experience. Michelle is responsible for implementing human resources management strategies that enable Associates in Ophthalmology to recruit, train and retain a high performing and motivated workforce. She specializes in orientation and onboarding, benefits administration, employee relations, organizational development, mediation and advocacy, and continuous improvement of HR policies and procedures.

Michelle has served as an active member of various committees and organizations throughout her career. Her passion for people and positive engagement with others is best demonstrated in her many years as an active member of Special Events for Special Olympics (SESO). Since becoming a new mom in 2015, her passions in life were enhanced with the arrival of her daughter. Michelle is now an advocate and volunteer for The Still Remembered Project, an organization that provides bereaved parents and families support and encouragement for a loss due to miscarriage, stillbirth, or early infant death. She donates hand-made crocheted blankets to accompany bereavement baskets presented in memoriam for families.

With a passion for fitness, Michelle and her husband are active in the sport of CrossFit, USAW Weightlifting and indoor cycling. She has competed throughout the United States and has sung the National Anthem before many of those events. Michelle enjoys the shock value when others find out her extracurricular activities.