Kirk Mercer

  • Attended Jackson Community College, 1969-1970.
  • Took over the company founded by his father. R. W. Mercer Co., in 1961. Serves as chief operating officer of the multi-state general contracting firm, which has grown from five employees to over 170 employees operating out of seven branches primarily serving a three-state territory in Michigan, Ohio and Indiana.
  • Served as past president of the national Petroleum Equipment Institute, and chairman of the Gilbarco Distributor Advisory Committee.
  • Appointed as a member of Governor Jennifer Granholm’s Renewable Fuels Commission and is also an active member of the Michigan Petroleum Association.
  • He has served the community as a past member of the Hanover-Horton Board of Education.
  • Served as co-chair of the Cascades Humane Society Building Fund.
  • Served as board member of the Jackson Enterprise Group.
  • Served as corporate ambassador of Michigan International Speedway.
  • Served as board member of the Country Club of Jackson.
  • Served as member of the Liberty Township Planning Commission.
  • Current secretary of the Mason State Bank Board.
  • Resides in Jackson with his wife, Marty, attorney-at-law, and has three children, Nikki Johnson, Andy Mercer and Jaimie Mercer, who also reside in the Jackson area.
  • Interests include golf, motorcycling and antique cars.