As a development officer, Ethan Hemer’s focus is on connecting friends and alumni to various student life programs and athletics at Marian University. He is a champion of the M-Club, the MU Knights booster club, as well as the lead agent for the annual Clayton Circle of Honor dinner, which raises funds specifically for student-athlete scholarships. A former student-athlete himself, Ethan received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where he was a four-year letter winner and three-time academic All-Big Ten performer with the Badger football team. Prior to coming to Marian University, Ethan was a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers football organization for two years. Outside of work, Ethan serves on the board of directors for the Fellowship of Christian Athletes and follows all things Cathedral High School where his wife, Mary, is a school counselor. Ethan and Mary reside in Butler-Tarkington.