Cheryl is a skilled professional coach and consultant with a gift and passion for helping clients achieve success through authentic partnership, focusing on possibilities, and employing a positive approach. As a senior consultant with the telos institute, Cheryl works with clients to deeply understand their goals, interests, desires, concerns, and questions. She is gifted at working with her clients to dig deeper in order to learn more, culling out greater possibilities for growth and improvement. Cheryl focuses on strengths, talent, skills, and operational excellence, capitalizing on what is going well while having a keen eye for opportunities.
Cheryl brings a combination of respect, empathy and authenticity to her work, with a focus on goal clarity, action, possibilities, and results. She helps businesses and people realize the power of their own resources, utilizing a variety of tools and techniques aimed at success, designing actions and co-creating with clients to achieve their goals. Throughout Cheryl’s career she has worked with diverse organizations across a broad spectrum of corporate and non-profit organizations, including, Advance Auto, Northern Trust, Walgreens, Whirlpool, Grainger, FleetPride, Kraft-Heinz, and United Airlines; and non-profit establishments to include arts and conservation foundations, medical research funding associations, and
higher education institutions.
Cheryl graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Master of Education, Educational, School & Counseling Psychology with an emphasis on positive coaching and a graduate certificate in Positive Psychology. She received her Bachelor’s degree from Northern Illinois University in Psychology with a minor in Business Administration.
Cheryl lives in Crystal Lake, IL with husband Gary and their son Ryan. When not working, Cheryl enjoys traveling, reading, photography, fun with family and friends, and expanding her learning.