About Us

Cheryl Gowdie

Principal  •  Coach  •  Consultant­ – BA, MBA

Certified Business Coach ™ , WABC

Coach Member, International Coach Federation

Fellow, ICPA ­ – Harvard Medical School Affiliate

Cheryl works with CPAs/accountants, attorneys/lawyers, architects, C-level executives, senior medical / IT professionals and business owners to empower them to achieve their professional and business goals. Prior to her role as Principal of Accezy Coaching and Consulting, she was Managing Director of a consultancy & coaching business which provided a range of professional and business development services to clients operating in the non-profit, financial and professional service sectors in the United States, United Kingdom and other parts of Europe.


As well as being an experienced business leader, entrepreneur and certified business coach, Cheryl is a proficient business consultant. She acquired considerable leadership and management expertise at a strategic level and was for several years lecturer on various master’s degree programs at the University of London. Cheryl is currently a presenter on the professional development program at Keiser University. Her detailed understanding and application of leadership, management and business models together with her pragmatic, result oriented and business focused approach provide a unique and valuable dimension to her work.

Cheryl is at ease in the boardroom too, having operated at board level in a wide range of sectors including non-profit, financial and professional service sectors. She guides individuals, organizations and companies through the process of developing and realigning their business strategies in response to their changing business environment. In addition, she develops and implements leadership framework to facilitate the successful execution of strategic objectives.

She is a an experienced Facilitator, Corporate Trainer, workplace Mediator and known Keynote Speaker on a range of topics associated with business, business development, coaching, leadership, professional development, facilitating exceptional performance and change management.

Cheryl’s calm and unassuming approach is the key to her success. Her down-to-earth style has enabled her to create relationships of high trust, through which her clients gain the confidence to explore fundamental issues and allow her to provide sufficient challenge to enable them to achieve their goals.

She completed a Bachelor of Arts degree with honors (BA Hons.) at University then went on to complete a Master of Business Administration (MBA).  She is a Certified Business Coach™, Worldwide Association of Business Coaches, Founding Fellow of the Institute of Coaching Professional Association at McLean Hospital, a Harvard Medical School affiliate, Coach Member of the International Coach Federation, Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and Member of the Society for Human Resources Management.

She is certified to administer various psychometric and personality tools including but not limited to Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI®), Sixteen Personality Factors (16PF®), EQi-2.0, EQ 360 (emotional intelligence tools), Strong Interest Inventory® and Thomas Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument (TKI®).

Cheryl is a life-long learner; she consistently seeks opportunities to learn new things and encourages her clients to do the same.  A proven change management consultant, she successfully relocated from the United Kingdom to the United States and brings with her a diverse international business perspective.  She is married to David, her soul mate, and the union produced two wonderful boys who keep her feet firmly on the ground.