Brock Leach is a UU minister working to advance social justice and social entrepreneurship. He currently serves as an executive consultant to the UUA for its Innovative Ministries project and has helped develop and lead its Entrepreneurial Ministry program in partnership with the UU Ministers Association. Prior to that, Leach was vice-president of mission, strategy and innovation at UUSC where he helped create and launch the UU College of Social Justice; Commit2Respond, a UU-wide campaign for Climate Justice; and UUSC’s Justice-Building Program.
Leach has extensive non-profit leadership experience, having served on the board organizations such as the YMCA; Habitat for Humanity Sarasota; and Children First, Sarasota County’s Head Start agency. Internationally, he serves on the boards of the Preventive Medicine Research Institute and Mavuno Congo and is a coach for the Global Good Fund’s fellowship program for social entrepreneurs. Prior to ministry, Leach had a 24-year career as an executive for PepsiCo, Inc. and served as the company’s Chief Innovation Officer. He received his BA in economics from the University of Colorado Boulder, his MBA in finance and marketing from the University of Chicago, and his Master of Divinity degree from Meadville Lombard Theological School.