Gerri Leder is a participant in the Ignatian Business Chapter (IBC), a group founded as the Woodstock Business Chapter. She prayed the life-changing 19th annotation in 2017 and the 12 Weeks in Manresa retreat through the Institute for Advanced Jesuit Studies at Boston College, bringing the retreat to her parish in 2023. Earlier, she founded and led a marketing consultancy in financial services before shifting her focus to transition coaching and leading groups. She has been a certified coach through the International Coaching Federation and a group spiritual director trained through Shalem Institute. A graduate of the University of Richmond, Gerri earned an MBA in marketing from Loyola University in Maryland. Gerri enjoys all manner of outdoor activities, including cycling, hiking, crabbing, and kayaking.