Cheryl Wiles

founder & chief dream officer

Cheryl Wiles is a co-founder of LeadvantEDGE and our Chief Dream Officer (CDO).

For the last twenty years, Cheryl has worked regularly with some of the finest academic institutions and organizations as a facilitator and coach. She is a frequent guest lecturer at Columbia Business School Executive Education and Columbia’s School of International and Public Affairs. She brings a unique blend of experience in corporate leadership development, executive education, and theatrical performance to her work. Inspirational and deeply insightful, Cheryl has helped countless leaders, across a variety of industries, with leadership presence, presentation skills, personal and team transformation, change management, employee engagement, culture building and interviewing. Her corporate experience includes thirteen years in Talent Development and Organizational Development, where she led the design and implementation of strategic learning initiatives for a Fortune 500 Company.

Cheryl is also affiliated with the Professional Development Company in New York City, and is a regular member of the faculty for the FDNY Officers Management Institute. Additional clients include Draeger, Takeda Pharmaceutical, Del Monte Foods, Takeda Pharmaceutical, NYC Housing Preservation and Development, BLT Strategies, and the Robin Hood Foundation.

Cheryl has published several articles in the Harvard Communication Letter and has performed in numerous off-Broadway productions in New York City. Her BA is from the State University at Albany, and her graduate work is from Antioch.