FOUNDER, COACH, AND CONSULTANT
Cheryl Taylor has been a longtime coach—and lifelong mentee. Through July 2020, Taylor served for two decades as President of Foellinger Foundation, a private, charitable foundation in Fort Wayne, IN, with assets of $200M. Before she was named President, Cheryl served ten years as Program Manager at the Foundation.
In August 2020, she was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash, one of Indiana’s highest honors.
At Foellinger Foundation, Cheryl spearheaded the Helene Foellinger Leadership Development Initiative, which includes the rigorous 12-month Leadership Lab program. She also guided the Initiative’s Barbara Burt Innovative Leader Fund to provide leadership development to nonprofit board members.
Prior to these roles, Cheryl worked for public and private organizations in roles including public information officer, marketing and communications, PR and disaster relief services.
Cheryl is on the board of directors of Fort Wayne Quest Club, Indiana Humanities and Indiana Philanthropy Alliance.
Cheryl has a Master’s Degree in Humanities from Indiana University, credentials in Professional Executive Coaching and Advanced Executive Coaching from Huntington University, and is certified in Conversational IntelligenceTM and ECHO Listening Intelligence®.
“I think everybody has the answers to persistent leadership tests in their head, in their heart and in their God. The challenge is getting it out. And what most of us need is not somebody to tell us the answer, but to encourage us to really think, ponder and articulate it ourselves.”
– Cheryl Taylor
Learn more about Cheryl at TaylorLeadership.org.