Damian Gerke is an elder with 1Body Church in Tampa, Florida. He is the author of three books: Are You Who You Want to Be: How Knowing Your Identity Lets You Live Your True Purpose (releasing early 2023), In the Way: Church As We Know It Can Be a Discipleship Movement (Again), and a book on leadership called Taking the Lead. He currently works with Houston-based coaching firm EntreResults, serving businesses in with leadership coaching, strategic planning and leadership development. His diverse background of aerospace design engineering, vocational pastor and a corporate human resources leader have uniquely prepared him to speak to leadership and faith from many perspectives. He’s a credentialed member of the Association for Talent Development and a certified coach with the International Coaching Federation. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida with his wife Cheryl.