Rick has been President of Gerig Enterprises Inc. for more than 23 years providing services to the senior citizen community in Northeast Indiana. Prior to that, Rick spent 20 years in corporate finance helping to start and manage small businesses in Indiana. Rick and his wife Lori have traveled worldwide volunteering with disability ministries as well as working with microfinance organizations. They continue to serve on a number of non-profit boards and are co-founders of Men Leve Mikro-Kredi, a micro-finance organization providing small business loans to individuals in Haiti.
The Gerig’s first met Michael Panther at a Joni & Friends family retreat in Muskegon Michigan in 2013. They immediately connected with Michael and appreciated his love for life and his commitment to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. Rick & Lori were both born and raised in Fort Wayne, Indiana and continue to call it home. They have four grown children and three grandchildren.