Mother Gabriella is a stavrophore nun of Christ the Bridegroom Monastery in Burton, OH. She joined the monastery in 2011 and made her life profession in 2015. An Ohio Native, Mother Gabriella was born, raised and educated in Akron. Prior to entering, sh earned a degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and worked for a mid-sized accounting firm, living the dangerous life of a senior tax associate. Despite her status as an old child, she enjoys community life, and serves her community in many capacities, but especially as economos (treasurer).