Meet the Coach

With more than 15 years of leadership and management experience in the business and educational arenas, Sheila is a skilled consultant, business strategist, training specialist, professional coach, educator, curriculum designer, and speaker. Having spent a good portion of her early adulthood working in the human resources arena for both small and large as well as private and public organizations, she learned what makes candidates shine and what hiring managers are looking for.

Sheila has operated as a small business owner for over a decade. After transitioning from the business sector early in her career, she transitioned smoothly into the world of education and coaching. For three years Sheila served as the Associate Director of the University of Chicago Career Center where she supported students and alumni in determining and designing their ideal careers. 

For ten years she worked simultaneously in educational leadership while being an active consultant, coach and training specialist working in a variety of industries including but not limited to marketing, technology, public relations, education, hospitality, gaming, retail, non-profit, healthcare, as well as with dozens of entrepreneurs running their own show.

After over 10 years of coaching, Sheila found that most of her clients were coming to her for career guidance. In 2012, she specifically compiled all of her expertise in this area, along with her knowledge of Human Resources practices to launch Professional Success Career Coaching. Professional Success is committed to helping individuals make bold and smart career moves that fit their personality, work style, and financial needs.

Sheila received her Master Coach Certification (MCC) from the International Coach Federation and received her coach training from The University of Texas. She earned a BS in marketing, an MBA from Northern Illinois University and a Ph.D. in Organization Development and Coaching from Benedictine University.