Our Team

Meet the men and women behind EVOCO and GerleMen Podcast.

Mike Gerle

Founder, Elder & Host

Mikel Gerle is a complex human being; he's a yoga teacher, a meditator, a retired local government bureaucrat, a writer, a facilitator, an analyst, a leatherman, a philosopher, and a bad poet.

Grew up with a Mormon family in Nebraska, Wyoming, and Idaho, then moved to San Diego and finally West Hollywood, where he worked for 23 years at the City Hall. (More About Mike...)

Garrett McClure

Co-founder, Coach & COO

For 20+ years, Garrett McClure has leveraged his gift of humanity-driven business values, and his vast understanding of emerging technology to inspire companies to scale faster, grow stronger and manage resources more effectively.

He's a natural leader relying on his intuition, mindfulness and radical authenticity to help mission-driven leaders leverage and build more fulfilling lives. (More about Garrett ...)

Lesley Schroeder

Show-runner and Editor

Lesley is a failed screenwriter but a ridiculously successful podcast producer.

She lives a chaotic neutral existence in Washington State. Her likes include gin, songs in three quarter time, and Jewish women.




Ricky Londoño

Digital Media Coordinator

Ricardo Londoño Montoya, or just Ricky, is a graphic designer and illustrator from Medellín, Colombia.

Born in 92, but in love with the 80s.
Proud plant father, music freak, gaymer, dog person, type 1 diabetic and great cook.


Mascot and Therapist

River is a friend to all living creatures. She fears loud noises and pine cones.

She enjoys being the GerleMen podcast mascot and firmly believes in making heart-centered connections with everyone.