Leigh Gerstenberger

2015 Recipient


Unruh Servant Award

Leigh Gerstenberger, Senior Vice President and Regional Executive for FirstMerit PrivateBank, is a Pennsylvania native who has chosen to make Akron his home. He has served his adopted community with a selfless enthusiasm, passionately leading others in living out their faith in ways that influence their workplaces and families. Leigh is a graduate of Leadership Akron Class XXVI, past-president and current board member of the Akron Roundtable, and currently serves on the boards of EMERGE Ministries and the United Way of Summit County. He also voluntarily serves as the Northeast Ohio Director for Nashville-based Christian Leadership Concepts, whose mission is “to equip men and women for a lifetime of leadership.”