Cheryl is a graduate of NYU’s Leonard N. Stern School of Business and obtained advanced training in Executive Philanthropy & Treasury Management from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Professional Grant Development, Process Improvement & Executive Nonprofit Leadership from Rutgers University and is a graduate of the National Council on Behavioral Healthcare’s Executive Leadership Program. Cheryl has also received advanced training from the Graduate School of Coaching as well as other organizations, and is licensed to deliver many coaching programs and perspectives. Cheryl currently serves as a Board Member for the New Jersey Association of Mental Health and Addictions Agencies (NJAMHAA) and the New Jersey Association of Community Providers (NJACP).

Cheryl’s work as a leader, author, speaker, and professional coach has resulted in her recognition as an expert in personal and professional success. Cheryl works with her clients to help them to energize and balance their busy lives, deepen their personal connections and establish passion and purpose in their lives and work. She is the author of many articles and speaks to organizations and individuals across the United States on various topics, including business acumen, relationship, motherhood, leadership, strategic communication and work/life balance. She is the author of the upcoming works, “Chief Flexibility Officer – creating work/life balance in the C-Suite” and “Momorphosis ~ What Every New Mother Needs to Know about the Transition through Motherhood (Overcoming the Myths and Embracing the Truths of Motherhood) and co-author of “Live Your Purpose, Love Your Work”.

Cheryl was born in the Bronx and spent most of her childhood bouncing between New York and Virginia. One of her life-long goals was to set foot on all 7 continents. She began this journey single and landed on her last continent with her husband on a trip to Australia. She now resides with her husband, two children, and all of their travel mementos in New Jersey.
Cheryl believes in providing easily accessible solutions and resources to meet every client’s needs. With that in mind, she founded Creative Blueprints, LLC., a solutions and resources provider to guide you through the process of creating a blueprint for the Life You Want to Live.

“Traveling the globe has taught me the world is full of possibility and we have the power to create and be creative in our lives. In this process of creating a blueprint, we can dream and include everything we want for ourselves as we design a life we truly want to wake up into.”

Cheryl Marks Young