Marea Kavanagh

Marea comes to UCP with a wide variety of career and family experiences that center around health, wellness and creating unique and memorable experiences. After receiving her Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Guelph, Ontario in Hotel & Food Management, she spent 10 years opening and operating unique restaurant concepts in Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal and Boston.

While living in the UK, Marea pursued her passion for Homeopathy and received her Bachelor of Science of Homeopathy in 2015 at the Centre for Homeopathic Education at Middlesex University. She now operates her own practice in Chapel Hill, working with individuals and families locally and nationwide via Skype, helping to optimize their well being through Homeopathy.

Marea has been a member of UCP since 2015 along with her husband Brad, son Joshua (16) and daughter Olivia (12). They have enjoyed 3 years of gratifying personal and spiritual growth as part of this community, and Marea has been active on both the Outreach and Wellness Ministries. She is very excited about having the opportunity to contribute to the vibrant growth of our UCP family as a member of the Board of Trustees.

Cheryl Stevens

Cheryl is a passionate seeker of Truth and has spent over 10 years studying New Thought principles and applying them to her life. As a leader in the field of talent development and career strategy for 25 years, she has helped people achieve both personal and professional success. She has a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School and is a Professional Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF).

Work experience has included being Vice President/Corporate Officer of Career & Talent Management for Education Management Corporation, Director of Career Management at UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School, and Assistant Director at Duke’s Fuqua School of Business. Her current focus is coaching private clients through Stevens Leadership, which she launched in 2011, plus she still coaches leaders of MBA programs.

UCP has given Cheryl the wonderful opportunity to be part of a group of divine beings. She feels honored and excited about being asked to serve on the Board and is ready to commit to this significant responsibility. Cheryl wants to use her skills and experience to contribute at a meaningful level and to help our community to grow.