Our Team

Beyond Success Leadership, led by Cheryl Sylvester Coach & President, is a team of Certified Coaches with deep business experience serving clients in science, technology, and creativity-based businesses.

Cheryl Sylvester

Cheryl Sylvester
President & Leadership Coach
CPCC, TDI Authorized Facilitator
Cheryl Sylvester is a certified professional Coach, whose 20+ years of corporate and agency brand communications experience, brings a unique lens to her leadership coaching practice. Her ability to reach the human essence of a business issue and treat people with profound respect has made her a trusted advisor and sounding board to business leaders throughout her career.

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As a Leadership Coach, Cheryl’s approach has been described as gracious collaboration. She co-creates a powerful coaching relationship with leaders – one that provokes insight and invites change in an atmosphere of unwavering support.Within this coaching relationship, leaders propel themselves to achieve their goals, and move their team and organization toward their potential – purposefully, positively, productively, profitably. Her clients report they experience a trustworthy and highly perceptive coach who connects with and appreciates both their strengths and their real-world challenges.Cheryl co-founded and co-led Stanton & Sylvester Ltd. to become a $7 million marketing communications company with a multi-year listing in the Profit W100 largest women-owned businesses in Canada. As a business leader, Cheryl is known for providing the people she led with strategies and direction they needed to be their best and bring their talents forward.

She’s also worked with national and multi-national organizations in the science, technology and creativity sectors, including Novell, Mozilla, Cyanamid Canada, Monsanto Canada, Hewlett-Packard, Ontario Dental Association, Public Health Ontario.

Cheryl trained and achieved professional Certification with the Coaches Training Institute and is an authorized Team Diagnostics coach and facilitator. Over time, she has coached business leaders, owners and professionals in software, marketing communications and professional service firms.

Cheryl has served as a community leader on the Boards of the Canadian Agri-Marketing Association, Jessie’s Centre for Teenagers, Women Entrepreneurs of Canada and the Leo Baeck Day School.

Sarah C. Robinson

Sarah C. Robinson
Leadership Coach
Sarah brings over twenty years of expertise in hiring and building high performing teams here in Canada and abroad. She has extensive experience in building the infrastructure and programs necessary to support organizations through the various stages of growth and change. Her particular gift is in supporting individuals and organizations through times of significant transition.

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Sarah has the ability to put people at ease, establish trust and build a safe environment to have tough conversations about what needs to happen to be able to move forward. Blending curiosity, creativity, a sense of fun as well as a passion for achieving results, she is able to help clients explore new possibilities to get to where they want to go on their own terms.Sarah offers custom-designed team coaching workshops and leadership development programs that focus on helping leaders and their teams create excellence. By exploring team dynamics the process enables the team to gain powerful insight and awareness of existing team strengths, challenges and often hidden barriers to success.

Sarah coaches in a variety of sectors, including high-tech, healthcare, media, environmental engineering, and not-for-profit. Outside the corporate arena, Sarah also works with individuals seeking to make changes in their careers and personal lives.

Sarah and her client Ovarian Cancer Canada are recipients of the ICF Prism Award. This award is given by the International Coach Federation to organizations that have achieved excellence through leadership coaching.

Sarah received her coach training from the Adler School of Professional Coaching. She is an active member of the International Coach Federation, an advanced Organizational and Relationship Systems Coach and an authorized Facilitator of the Team Diagnostic™ Assessment Tool. She is a leadership coach at The Banff Centre – Leadership Development.