Chanell Thomas

Vanderbilt University


Chanell Thomas graduated from Vanderbilt in 2005 with a degree in Human and Organizational Development from Peabody College. After earning a master’s degree in Higher Education Administration from Vanderbilt’s Peabody College in 2007, Chanell worked at Belmont University as a federal work study counselor in the Office of Financial Services before returning to her alma mater in 2008 as a financial aid officer. From 2011 – 2013, she worked in athletics as the Director of Women’s Basketball Operations where she served as the primary liaison between the women’s basketball staff and other support areas, while also coordinating team travel and overseeing the student manager program. She returned to the Office of Student Financial Aid and Scholarships where she is currently an Associate Director.