Meet the Team

Gerri Leder

President | 443-279-7901


Gerri Leder, President of LederMark Communications & Coaching

Gerri Leder is a leadership and transition coach who guides high achievers through intentional personal disruption and change to greater life and career fulfillment. Through group workshops, Masterminds, and rich content, she helps you navigate your pivotal next step.

Gerri combines 30 years as a corporate executive and small business owner with training as a certified professional coach through the International Coaching Federation (ICF). A certified practitioner in the Myers Briggs Inventory (MBTI®)  and a Marshall Goldsmith Lead60 coach, Gerri creates opportunity by uncovering hidden truths and motivating inspired action.

Founded initially as a marketing consultancy for the financial services industry, Gerri transitioned her business to coaching, writing, speaking and mentoring. She helps leaders learn more about themselves, work through obstacles to the lives they truly want and attract the work that drives them.



University of Richmond

Loyola University Maryland MBA Program and Advanced Leadership Development Program

Securities Industry Institute at Wharton


Nonprofit Work 

Innovation Works (Business Mentor)

TCS Lifting Labels (Board Member)

Center for Poverty Solutions (Past Board Member)

Baltimore Ignatian Business Chapter (Chair)

Towson Business Community Food Drive (Founder)

Cristo Rey Jesuit High School in Baltimore (Scholarship Sponsor)



Trish Gottesman

Marketing Manager | 757-232-9935

Trish Gottesman, Marketing Manager

Trish is the marketing manager for LederMark. Drawing from 20+ years of marketing research, strategy, and design, Trish provides a fresh perspective in communicating in a digital platform. Knowledgeable in the latest technologies and design trends, Trish’s in-depth understanding of real-world application help her design and manage complex marketing initiatives.

Trish earned her Master of Science degree in marketing and management from University Maryland University College and her Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Hofstra University.


Teresa Dougherty

Strategic Communications Consultant | 303-824-9809

Teresa Dougherty, Communications Consultant

Teresa is a writer and content strategist for LederMark. With 20 years of experience in strategic communications and public relations, Teresa brings her background in business, financial services and investment communication to help clients tell their stories and manage their communications. Her ability to lead and implement internal and external PR programs helps her shape strategic communications that maximize public awareness, expand business objectives and elevate reputation.

Teresa is accredited in public relations (APR) with degrees in political science and journalism from the University of Colorado. Her, thought leadership, content creation, copyediting and PR skills enable her to lead a variety of communications initiatives and programs for LederMark.