Dr. Leroy Gainey began teaching at Golden Gate Seminary in 1987. He currently holds the JM Frost Chair for Educational Leadership.
Prior to coming to Golden Gate, Gainey was senior pastor at Central Baptist Church, Syracuse, New York, and a church planter in New Jersey.
He is presently pastor of First Baptist Church in Vacaville, California. He and his wife, Cheryl, have four children: Shana, Tamura, LaRae, Leroy, Jr.; Michael Lomax, son-in-law; two grandsons: Michael LeRoy Lomax and Martin Joseph Lomax; and one granddaughter Jasmine Thomas-Gainey.