Sheryl has a philosophy that it’s time for women to own their unique power and surrender to their highest sense of leadership now and that our future depends on it.
She is a mother and executive coach to some of the most prolific women leaders in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and across the country. Sheryl is also a speaker, best-selling author, CEO/Founder of The Zone Lab, LLC as well as a fierce believer in the light and power within each and every one of us.
For the last 25 years, Sheryl has been working with female leaders and their teams to master their mindset, influence, and habits, so they can be heard, valued, and respected agents of change. She has also sat on panels and conducted local and global workshops at WIT Network, Google Ventures, Oracle, Autodesk, Microsoft, Capital One, Pixar, VMware, Berkeley Haas School of Business, State Street Global Advisors, and Bank of America to name a few.
Sheryl is also a coach and salon leader for Coco Brown's Athena Alliance.
Stephanie is a Coach, International TedX Speaker, Facilitator, Author, Mentor and role model,
particularly to women in traditionally male-dominated roles.
Her Master of Business in Information Technology Management, and Bachelor of Business in
Accounting helped her gain valuable corporate experience in the healthcare, property and
financial services industries and particularly information technology.
While serving as Chief Financial Officer of a smaller company, Stephanie assertively added the
IT role, learning that she excelled in identifying effective systems and bridging the learning gap
for others to confidently implement. That was her first delightful taste of coaching others to
Stephanie’s 25 years of corporate experience included HR manager over multiple business units
and progressively responsible roles as an IT executive at Johnson & Johnson. After serving as IT
Director for Australia and New Zealand, she achieved the rare female distinction as the Asia
Pacific Regional Director of IT for J&J. This journey involved relocating to Singapore and
extensive travel duties.
Despite being groomed as a Chief Information Officer, the combination of her entrepreneurial
calling, and choosing not to uproot her family again for the US headquarters, led her to relocate
back to her native Australia. There she started her high-performance coaching and facilitating
business, globally serving individuals and corporate teams with a passion for developing talent,
culture and leadership potential, with emphasis on IT professionals in IT organizations.
Stephanie authored Ignite Female Change Makers and was named by Yahoo as one of
Australia’s Top Rated Female Performance Coaches. She has lived in Australia, Singapore, and
Malaysia, with extensive stints in the U.S. and Europe.
She is also a volunteer mentor for Females in Information Technology & Telecommunications,
and co-founder of the Women Leading into the Future movement.
Here's to you being amazing!