About Gerry

About Gerry

Gerry Welch came to office as Mayor in 1998 after serving on the City Council.
She is a professional economist with experience teaching college courses in economics and business, is the co-author, with husband Patrick, of 11 editions of Economics: Theory & Practice, an introduction to economics college text, has served in several administrative roles at St. Louis Community College, including strategic planning, and has consulted in management training.

Two of her goals in life are to publish a cookbook and to grow a tomato plant that actually produces tomatoes.