Mike McKercher hired as assistant AD for development
Mike McKercher has started his duties as assistant athletic director for development at Binghamton University, responsible for major gift fundraising on behalf of Bearcats Athletics.
A 1996 graduate of SUNY Cortland, McKercher had been a specialty sales representative for Depomed/Inventiv Health since September 2011. From March 2010-August 2011, he was a pain management product specialist and equipment salesman for Northeast Rehab, Inc.
McKercher worked at Organon/Schering Plough Pharmaceuticals from 2000-2010. While there, he earned numerous awards for his sales performance on both the national and regional level. In 2003, he was named the National High Performer in the Advanced Therapeutics Division.
“We are excited to have Mike join the Bearcats family. He brings a great amount of relationship building and sales skills that will translate very well in his new role,” Senior Associate Athletic Director Dennis Kalina said.
Following his graduation from Cortland, McKercher was a physical education teacher in the nearby Vestal Central School District. Since then, he has been an assistant coach with both college club and youth lacrosse teams.