Foundation Leadership

Meet the team dedicated to improving the quality, access, and affordability of healthcare in our community.

Lisa Shoemaker

Senior Philanthropy Officer
(270) 762-1291

Lisa served on the Murray-Calloway Co. Hospital Board for seven years before joining the Foundation Team in 2020. She worked in the banking industry for 28 years and is a graduate of Murray State University with a degree in Finance. She is a life long resident of Murray and has two children and one grandchild.

John Mercado

Foundation Operations Specialist
(270) 762-1957

Jon originally started off as in intern of the department back in 2016 and officially joined the staff in December 2017. He is a graduate of Murray State University with a degree in Nonprofit Leadership Studies. When he is not hopping around the hospital, he enjoys attending concerts and volunteering with the Humane Society of Calloway County.

Kay Zweedyk

Foundation Volunteer

Kay and her late husband Dutch, are substantial donors to The Foundation. She continues to support our mission and is a weekly volunteer in the department helping with donor correspondence, event planning and any other tasks that need doing. She is making a real difference in the day to day operations of The Foundation with the support she provides.

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