Damian Gerke is called to help individuals and churches experience genuine transformation into the identity of Jesus. He is on the leadership team of 1Body Church. Damian is married to Cheryl, his wife of 30+ years, and they have three grown children.
Damian has a diverse background that includes working as a design engineer in the aerospace industry, in vocational pastoral ministry and as a human resources learning and development manager. He has also maintained a leadership coaching practice, helping both ministry and marketplace leaders excel in their roles.
He is an author (Taking the Lead: What Riding a Bike Can Teach You About Leadership). He blogs regularly about leadership and life issues at DamianGerke.com, as well as faith and church leadership issues here at 1Body.church. He's also a Certified Professional in Talent Development (CPTD) through the Association for Talent Development, and will soon complete the Associate Certified Coach (ACC) credential process through the International Coaching Federation.