Leadership

Terri Rodriguez

CEO, Lutheran Ministries of Mercy

Terri Rodriguez has been appointed President/CEO of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy. Terri provides executive leadership to Filling Homes, Luther Home of Mercy, and Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio.

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.

Terri lives with her husband Arnulfo and daughter Maria in Sylvania, Ohio.


Lucy Wayton 

VP of Program Services, Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Ms. Wayton has been employed with LSSNWO since 2001. She was responsible for supervision of the northern region clinicians and programs for the past four years. Lucy's current responsibilities include administration of all facets of the organization, including development, financial, Board relations, and programming in the 24-county service area.  She represents LSS as Vice-President of LSS as an affiliated agency of Lutheran Ministries of Mercy, under the leadership of Rev. Don Wukotich, CEO/President of LMM. Lucy is an active member of St Charles Catholic Church, Toledo.


Rev. Dr. Mark J. Hill

VP of Advancement & Development, Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Pastor Hill serves LSS with full-time administrative responsibilities in advancing the mission and ministry of LSS.  He is directly responsible for the planning, designing and implementation of comprehensive marketing and development strategies in support of agency wide services.  Pastor Mark has completed a Certificate in Fund Raising Management from the Center on Philanthropy at Indiana University. He is a member of the Ohio Regional Chapter of ALDE (Association of Lutheran Development Executives).

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio

Lutheran Social Services of Northwestern Ohio (LSSNWO) is a Christian agency founded in 1911 by the Fremont Conference of the American Lutheran Church. LSSNWO is affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) and recognized by the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (LCMS). More than 200 Lutheran congregations in Northwestern Ohio are corporate members of LSSNWO. Lutheran Social Services also is a member of one of the nation’s largest service organization – Lutheran Services of America.