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Executives

mike parejko

Mike Parejko, MS, MT (ASCP)
Chief Executive Officer

Mike Parejko began his career as a medical technologist at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago. He later transitioned into business development roles for a medical technology supplier before returning to blood banking as Indiana Blood Center’s (IBC) Vice President, Quality Systems in 2004. A year later, he became IBC’s Vice President, Operations. He was named Chief Executive Officer of Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in 2014. Mike is active in leadership roles serving both our industry and community, including membership on the Board of Directors for America’s Blood Centers (named as the Board’s President in 2019), National Blood Collaborative, IT Synergistics, Robert Young Mental Health Center, and United Way of the Quad Cities Area (Board Member and Co-Chair of United Way’s Annual Campaign in 2018 and 2019).
darren klocke

Darren Klocke
Chief Financial Officer

Darren Klocke has served as the Chief Financial Officer for Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center since 2010. His team is responsible for accounting, finance, purchasing, facilities, equipment, information systems, and general administrative functions for the organization. Prior to joining MVRBC, Darren was General Services Director (2000-2010) and General Services Staff Accountant (1994-2000) with McGladrey LLP, assisting clients with accounting issues and providing general strategic business and tax planning advice. A member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accounts, Darren is a graduate of Augustana College, majoring in Accounting and Business Administration – Finance. Locally, he has volunteered as a Board member for the Moline Public Schools Foundation and has served on Finance Committee for Salem Lutheran Church in Moline.

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Jeannine McCullough, BS, RN
Vice President, Blood Services

Jeannine McCullough began her career in nursing by working in a local clinic. She became a Registered Nurse and worked in a hospital setting in labor / delivery, post-partum, and nursery before joining Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in 2000 as an RN / Supervisor on mobile blood drives and at MVRBC’s Galesburg Donor Center. She became Director, Collections in 2002 and served as Vice President, Donor Services from 2005 to 2007 before moving into Process Improvement and Quality Assurance roles from 2008 to 2016. Since 2016, Jeannine has served as Vice President, Blood Services, and oversees blood collection, donor recruitment, training, patient services and marketing functions for MVRBC.

She is a certified Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt and a member of Altrusa International, Safeguard Iowa Partnership and National Blood Collaborative Operations Team. She has presented at industry (ABC, AABB) events on Donor Questions, Hemochromatosis, Project Management, Lean Process, The Culture of Mergers and Chain of Custody.

jennifer feeney Jennifer Feeney, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Vice President, Human Resources

Jennifer Feeney has served as Vice President, Human Resources at Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center since 2007. Previously, Jennifer worked as Director, Human Resources for Per Mar Security and for the President Riverboat Casino. A graduate of Augustana College who majored in Business Administration, Jennifer is an active member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and holds certifications of SHRM-SCP (Senior Certified Professionial) and SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources). Jennifer has held leadership roles within our industry, having served on the Human Resources committee for America’s Blood Centers, has helped lead the Great River Human Resources Association and has volunteered with MRA to lead Senior Human Resources roundtables in the Quad Cities Area. 
 
picture of Nancy Kelting Nancy Kelting
Vice President, Business Development

Nancy Kelting has served as Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center’s liaison to hospitals since 1999, having previously worked as a Medical Technologist in hospital settings and in the laboratory at MVRBC. Nancy holds degrees from University of Iowa, Drake University (certificate in medical technology), and Saint Ambrose University (Master of Business Administration). She worked as a bench technologist at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics and as a third shift laboratory supervisor for Moline Public Hospital before coming to MVRBC in 1984. She was named Laboratory Supervisor in 1994 and Client Services Coordinator in 1999 before becoming Vice President, Business Development in 2003. Nancy holds ASCP certification for medical technology as well as Six Sigma Black Belt certification. Her industry service includes being a committee member on the Blood Centers of America National Blood Contracting Committee, service as Chair of the America’s Blood Centers Applied Professional Institute, and as a member of the National Blood Collaborative Operations Team.