Advancement Directory

Barb RezacBarb Rezac

vice president for advancement

Phone: 605-668-1292

After a long and successful career in education and fundraising at Sacred Heart School in Yankton, Barb started leading the advancement team at Mount Marty College in January 2012. She now oversees and leads all the efforts of the advancement office, which includes fundraising, alumni relations, and outreach and events. She earned a Bachelor of Arts in education from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a Master of Education from the University of South Dakota.


Dave Dickes

David Dickes '76

Advancement Officer 

Phone: 605-668-1526

Dave joined the Mount Marty Advancement team in 2013. He works with donors to help move Mount Marty forward. He has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience, primarily in the pharmaceutical industry. Dave is a 1976 graduate of Mount Marty College, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in business administration.


Shannon ViereckShannon Viereck

advancement officer & Director of annual giving

Phone: 605-668-1467

Shannon has worked in higher education since 2007, and joined the Mount Marty Advancement team in 2012. She works with donors, businesses and alumni to raise scholarship funds and help move the college forward. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications from Augustana University.


Tracy PravecekTracy Pravecek

assistant Director of annual giving & stewardship officer

Phone: 605-668-4028

Tracy joined the Mount Marty Advancement team in July of 2015. She works to raise support for annual and endowed scholarships and also plans numerous giving events throughout the year. Tracy earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Contemporary Media & Journalism from the University of South Dakota.


Amy HeimesAmy Heimes

Coordinator for advancement services

Phone: 605-668-1542

Amy is the front door of the advancement office and is ready to help answer any questions you may have. Since she has worked at Mount Marty College for more than 11 years, she is well educated on all the procedures and departments at the college. Amy worked in the College's registrar office for seven years, before transitioning to the advancement office in 2012.


Wyatt YagerWyatt Yager

director of outreach & events

Phone: 605-668-1286

Wyatt has worked in event planning and coordinating for more than 15 years, and brought his talents to Mount Marty College in 2012. He is behind the scenes for many Mount Marty events and also is continuing to build the faith outreach events the college provides for area middle and high school students. Wyatt has a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre from Augustana University.




Ashley GulliksonAshley Gullikson

Director of Alumni Relations

Phone: 605-668-4020

Ashley has worked at Mount Marty College since 2014 and started out in the admissions office. In 2015, she transitioned to her current role in the alumni office. She works with alumni to build relationships and volunteer opportunities, including committees and councils, and would love to hear your ideas. She earned a bachelor of arts degree in business administration from the University of South Dakota.