An award-winning Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Laide Alexander is recognized in the industry for 15+ years of business growth success, executive leadership and P&L expertise. Delivering a consistent record of extraordinary results in stakeholder relations, financial management and talent development, she employs her balanced leadership approach to transform key operational aspects and optimize business outcomes with high-quality standards. Throughout her tenure, Laide has earned the reputation of a strong, dynamic leader by recruiting, building, managing, mentoring and directing high-performing teams of up to 10 in continually surpassing organizational goals and objectives. She also offers a proven track record of consistent promotions due to her outstanding leadership abilities, multi-faceted insights and exemplary performance.
Since 2018, Laide has served as the primary strategist at Chamberlain University, specializing in business planning, budget/P&L management and employee/student engagement. She has implemented strategic enrollment growth initiatives, leading to 49% growth in 15 months, and has continually exceeded net operating income (NOI) $18M by 5% in FY19 and 8.4% in FY20. Prior to those accomplishments, she surpassed Corinthian Colleges, Inc. revenue goals in 4 consecutive quarters, overseeing seven eight figures in net operating income while maintaining a 77% placement YTD. Previously, Laide delivered exceptional results for Accexx Insight, LLC and Alpha Tech.
Continuously engaging in professional development and relationship-building, Laide has served as a Member of Society for Human Resource Management and Meeting Professionals International. As a committed member of the local community, she has volunteered her time as a Founder/Board Member of TouchOneProject and a Volunteer Reader at Connect 4 Literacy. In her spare time, she enjoys reading, playing tennis, watching movies and spending time with her family.