Gerri was born and raised in Connecticut. She attended Connecticut State University. One night after a strange dream about a dream catcher, she was inspired to write According To Legend. Most of the novel was written while she commuted to and from work on the train. Since that time,Gerri has also written A Pirate's Ransom, To Kill a Monarch, The Yuletide Bride (in the Season of Magic Anthology), Puppy Love (in the Season of Love Anthology), and Enticed by a Laird (in the Season of Surprises Anthology) coming this Christmas. She has signed with Soul Mate Publishing.
In 2012 Gerri served as the Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Connecticut Chapter of Romance Writers of America and is also a member of Romance Writers of America as well as Connecticut Authors and Publishers Association. Gerri has also served on the Board of Directors of CTRWA as a Member-At-Large.