Chantell is a tireless advocate of continuing education and the belief in the opportunities education provides. Drawing from her roots as a pioneer in online education, and as a woman with a never-give-up mentality that has helped to establish one of the nation’s leading online universities, Columbia Southern University, and to grow and modernize one of America’s older and well respected colleges, Waldorf University, her passion for helping people find their dreams through education has never wavered.

Currently Chantell is the dynamic senior vice president of Columbia Southern University (CSU) where she leads initiatives in leadership training for management, customer service and various self-improvement training programs for staff and faculty. She serves on the Board of Trustees for CSU as well as that of Waldorf University, where she is the chief executive officer. Chantell is the daughter of a military veteran, a wife and mother of two, and a firm believer in education, changing lives, and helping families find happiness.

Columbia Southern University

Columbia Southern University is an online university based in Orange Beach, Ala., that strives to change and improve lives through higher education by enabling students to maximize their professional and personal potential.

A subsidiary of Columbia Southern Education Group, CSU offers online degree programs at the associate, bachelor, master, doctorate or certificate levels in a multitude of areas such as occupational safety and health, fire administration, criminal justice, business administration, human resource management, health care administration and more. CSU also features undergraduate and graduate certificate programs to provide focused training in specialized areas for adult learners.

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Waldorf University

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Waldorf University is a friendly, private liberal arts school located centrally in beautiful Forest City, Iowa. For more than 100 years, Waldorf has been the cornerstone in the lives of thousands, setting the solid foundation for success among students, their families and the community.

Since its beginning in 1903, Waldorf has been at the forefront of academic innovation, trailblazing a path for future generations. Offering a litany of certificate, associate, bachelor’s and master’s degree programs, Waldorf has an opportunity for anyone who wants to improve their life academically, personally or professionally.

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