Laide Alexander is currently the Director of Operations at Chamberlain University – Houston, TX. Alexander applies her advanced leadership, communication, planning, and decision-making skills to oversee Campus Operations, a department whose broad scope of work directly impacts the daily experiences of the institution’s business plan and operating budget, students, employees, and visitors. The primary strategist in directing admissions, student services, academic scheduling, attrition/retention, budget and finance, IT, security and incident command, marketing and events, vendor and third-party relations, facility support, business-related metrics, and clinical coordination success. Chair the admission, academic progression, and student graduations.
She has previously worked in diverse roles and ranges of educational settings, including Accexx Insights, LLC – Houston, TX; Zenith Education Group, Houston, TX; Corinthian Colleges, Inc., among others. Offering array of skills in measuring student mastery of standards, facilitating staff training, formulating individualized intervention plans, improving student achievements, departments, and programs to determine educational and financial effectiveness and operational efficiency, identifying programs for elimination, and growth opportunities. She thrives at the opportunity to provide leadership in the development of quality academic programs and curricula that respond to the needs of the service area. She maintained getting promoted every two years, which is one of the most significant shreds of evidence that she is excellent at what she does, followed by her year over year success, longevity with employers, and feedback from clients and colleagues.
Alexander holds a doctoral degree in Education Leadership and Management; Master of Business Administration (MBA), Human Resources Management; and Bachelor of Science (BSc), Management. She received several Professional Certifications and also a member of many Professional Affiliations. Her selfless service to communities is incomparable, and her strong business acumen, as well as hands-on work within startups, product development, marketing, and branding, cannot be undermined.
TouchOne Project is one of her most significant accomplishments. During her leisure time, she enjoys spending time with her two children, watching movies, reading, and playing tennis.