MBA Ministry

Katherine Leary Alsdorf

Senior Advisor – Global Faith and Work Initiative, Redeemer City to City


Katherine served as founding director of Redeemer’s Center for Faith & Work (CFW) from 2002 to 2012. She established the Center’s core programs to equip, connect and mobilize the congregation to fully apply the gospel to their work lives and seek gospel renewal within their institutions and professions. These programs included an intensive discipleship program called Gotham Fellows, an Entrepreneurship Initiative to start new gospel-centered ventures, Arts Ministries, and numerous vocation groups. 

Since 2013, Katherine has worked with a variety of churches to establish faith and work ministries and led the New City Fellows program in Raleigh, NC for its first two years. She is also adjunct faculty in Regent College’s Masters of Arts program in Leadership, Theology and Society (MALTS).

Prior to 2002, Katherine led a number of startup high tech product and services companies in California, New York, and Luxembourg. She was CEO of Pensare, an online management education company, CEO of One Touch Systems, a hardware/software products company, and President of Private Satellite Network, a satellite services company. She also worked in various consulting, sales and marketing roles, primarily in the technology sector.

Katherine received her BA from Wittenberg University, her MBA from the University of Virginia, and has taken seminary classes from Regent College. She has served on the boards of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Fellowship of the Performing Arts, the Theology of Work Project, International Arts Movement and the Carver Project. Katherine co-authored Every Good Endeavor: Connecting Your Work to God’s Work with Tim Keller. She and her husband, John, reside in New York City.