A graduate of Pepperdine University, Ms. Mercer began her film career as a production coordinator on independent films (DREAM FOR AN INSOMNIAC, THE LAST BIG THING), music videos and commercials before working as a personal and development assistant to actress Jennifer Aniston. Mercer assisted Aniston in production during three FRIENDS seasons, PICTURE PERFECT, OBJECT OF MY AFFECTION, THE IRON GIANT and OFFICE SPACE.
After working as a script analyst for producers Jennifer and Suzanne Todd (INSOMNIA, AUSTIN POWERS series), Mercer took a story editor position working for producer Rob Fried during his tenure at Sony Pictures with his shingle, Fried Films. Mercer then joined producer Dan Halsted (GARDEN STATE, NIXON) at Halsted Pictures where she worked in a development capacity on TNT's successful WITCHBLADE television series, and the feature films, ANY GIVEN SUNDAY, THE ART OF WAR and BEYOND BORDERS.
Mercer then rose through the ranks to become Senior Vice President of Gale Anne Hurd's Valhalla Motion Pictures (TERMINATOR, ALIENS, T2, ARMAGEDDON). There, she was the executive in charge of production on the PBS award-winning documentary, TRUE WHISPERS: THE STORY OF THE NAVAJO CODETALKERS and worked on Ang Lee's HULK, Marvel's THE PUNISHER, Nickelodeon's CLOCKSTOPPERS and Karyn Kusama's science fiction film, AEON FLUX. Mercer next served as Senior Vice President of Motion Picture and Television Production and Development at RAW Progressive Entertainment, one of the industry's leading commercial and music video houses with a burgeoning independent film division.
Currently, Mercer serves as Vice President of Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman's Revelations Entertainment.
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