About Chantell

chantellChantell Cooley is a successful entrepreneur and business woman on the cutting edge of 21st century education. She is Co-founder of Columbia Southern University (CSU), one of America’s leading online universities, and Senior Vice President and Co-owner of Columbia Southern Education Group where she oversees Business Development, Human Resources and Admissions. She is an accomplished and active educationist serving on the Boards of CSU, Waldorf University, and South Baldwin Christian Academy. The daughter of a military veteran, a wife and mother of two, Chantell is familiar with the struggles of the average American and is a firm believer in education, changing lives and helping families find happiness. She is a woman of integrity whose Christian faith is reflected in her ethics, passion and care for others. Her charitable work includes offering The Chantell Cooley Military Spouse Scholarships at CSU and Waldorf University and The Chantell Cooley Leadership Scholarships for Women at Waldorf University. Mrs. Cooley is a tireless advocate for developing leaders and an energetic corporate/motivational speaker, specializing in a range of topics on leadership, education, business and ministry. She delivers presentations filled with honest, empowering thoughts that encourage and challenge audiences. Inspired by her family’s struggles and successes as well as her own journey into championship on her high school basketball team, her latest book, Winning The Game Of Life, offers thought-provoking and practical life lessons that empower the reader to succeed in life.

When obstacles arise, you change your direction to reach your goal, you do not change your decision to get there.

Zig Ziglar