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Cheri Neal


With an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for helping people soar both personally and professionally, Cheri Neal runs a speaking and coaching practice. Her goal is to help people turn adversity into opportunity. That way they can live engaged, fulfilling, and prosperous lives. A dynamic speaker and trainer, Cheri mixes a powerfully refreshing blend of education, energy and entertainment, engaging participants with right-on-time concepts for enhancing their lives at work, home and in their communities.

Cheri has served in full-time elected office since 2001. She’s served on boards and commissions. She is an award-winning champion for community engagement and collaboration. She holds a double Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Human Behavior in Society and a Master’s Degree in Management with a Certificate in Leadership. She’s a certified and accredited Life Coach, an Energy Leadership Master Practitioner and a TED* practitioner.

She’s passionate about life. People. Family. Monarchs. Zinnias. Golfing. Half-Marathons. Pit crewing for hot air balloons. And mostly? Helping others live their BEST life!

Her clients include the International Institute for Municipal Clerks Conference, Illinois Municipal League Conference, Lake County Municipal League, Townships of Illinois Conference, Lake County’s Lakeshore Chamber of Commerce, University of Wisconsin-Parkside and others.

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