Sherry Petro-Surdel

Sherry Petro-Surdel

Author | Pastor | Public Speaker | Life Coach

Sherry is a gifted Life Coach, Public Speaker, Psychotherapist, Meditation Teacher, Pastor and workshop presenter with over 20 years of experience inspiring and motivating individuals and groups to turn their dreams into reality. Sherry weaves wisdom from a multitude of sources (Psychology, World Religions, New Thought, and Universal Truths) into life lessons that are easy to apply. Sherry is inspiring, gentle, loving, and deeply spiritual in all her endeavors. Her unique, soft spoken but success motivated style has made her a sought after keynote speaker and event presenter.

Sherry completed her first book, A VOICE OF REASON. She also recently completed a meditation CD, THE SECRET PLACE which is a collection of guided meditations accompanied by Native American flute music. You can listen to each track individually or you can listen to the whole CD to accommodate the time you have devoted to meditation. The possibilities are endless as you personalize your meditation and mindfulness practices. This CD has been highly acclaimed by both experienced, and those beginning the practice of meditation.

Qualifications and Education:

  • University of Chicago Graduate
  • Adler School of Professional Psychology Doctoral Studies
  • Academy for Coaching Excellence Graduate
  • Certified IMAGO therapist
  • Ordained Universal faith minister


  • National Association of Social Workers
  • International Federation of Coaches
  • Association of Humanist Psychologists
  • American Psychology Association

Sherry’s Mission and Purpose Statement:
To be a contribution to this world by seeing all possibilities that assist others to live their highest intentions.  We are here on purpose for purpose.

Sherry’s keys to living a fulfilled life are:
Service, Integrity and Balance.  She supports bringing out the best in others by bringing these components to everything she does.


Kathleen Horton

Kathleen Horton


Kathleen Horton brings a wealth of experience as CEO of A Voice of Reason. She has served in the world of business for over 20 years.  Her expertise ranges from software, consulting to team building.  Her passion is working with individuals and teams to bring the best in what they offer.

Kathleen has also led multiple non-profit organizations.  She is currently the board president at Spirit Space, a spiritual enrichment center in Saugatuck, MI. She has national and international management experience.