Strategies designed to ensure you're a step ahead...

“Cheryl did us great service by building and integrating a PR function into a classic communications office. In a higher education setting, this was no small change of culture, and one for which we remain grateful.”-- Rev. Dennis Holtschneider, Former President, DePaul University

  • Career Building Strategies
  • Personal Branding: A Step-By-Step Approach
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Secrets for Work-Life Balance
  • Having the Life You Want
  • Leadership Development

  • Personal Branding
  • Effective Communications
  • Work-Life Balance
  • Career Transitions
  • Time Management
  • Crisis Communications
  • Presentation & Media Training
  • Strategic Planning Facilitation
  • Board Retreats
  • Business  Strategy
  • Special Events & Conferences


Headed by PR Strategist and Executive Coach Cheryl I. Procter-Rogers,  A Step Ahead PR Consulting and Coaching was established in 1986 as A Step Ahead Public Relations and specializes in crisis communications, strategic planning, business strategy, special events, internal communications, media relations strategy, and executive coaching.  Cheryl is accredited in public relations by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and is a certified master coach and credentialed by the International Coach Federation (ICF).