Chamberlain Leadership

  • Groenwald_Susan
    Susan Groenwald, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN President
    PhD, Capella University
    MSN, Rush University
    BSN, Rush University
    *Licensed in Illinois
  • Cowling_Richard
    William Richard Cowling, III, PhD, RN*, AHN-BC, ANEF, FAAN Vice President, Excellence in Nursing Education
    PhD, New York University
    M.S., Virginia Commonwealth University
    BSN, University of Virginia
    * Licensed in North Carolina
  • Driscoll_Ken
    Ken Driscoll, SPHR Senior Director of Human Resources
    BS, University of St. Francis
    Diploma, Finley Hospital School of Nursing
  • Williams_Thomas
    Thomas Williams, MBA Vice President, Marketing
    MBA, Indiana State University
    BS, Purdue University
  • OLynn_Chad
    Chad O'Lynn, PhD, RN*, CNE, ANEF Director of Evaluation and Innovation
    PhD, Oregon Health & Science University
    MS, Oregon Health & Science University
    BS, Portland State University
    ADN, Clackamas Community College
    *Licensed in Oregon
  • Hollinger-Smith_Linda
    Linda Hollinger-Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN Senior Director, Institutional Effectiveness
    PhD, University of Illinois at Chicago
    MSN, University of Illinois at Chicago
    BSN, University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Fillmore_Laura
    Laura Fillmore, DNP, MSN, RN*, CNE Director, Curriculum and Instruction
    DNP, Touro University
    MSN, University of Phoenix
    BSN, Madonna University
    *Dr. Fillmore is licensed as an RN in the state of Nevada, where she resides.
  • Soulliere_Robert
    Robert H. Soulliere, Jr. , MSTD Director of Academic Technology and Library Services
    MSTD, University of St. Francis
    BRE, Great Lakes Christian College
  • Sanderson_Carla
    Carla D. Sanderson, PhD, RN* Provost
    PhD, University of Florida
    MSN, University of Tennessee
    BSN, Union University
    *Licensed in Tennessee
  • Vensey_Larry
    Larry Vensey, MEd Vice President, Admission
    MEd, Grand Valley State University
    BBA, Grand Valley State University
  • Marlowe_June
    June Marlowe, MBA Vice President, Student Services
    MBA, Keller Graduate School of Management
    BS, University of North Carolina
  • Evanosky_Sonya
    Sonya Evanosky, MBA Vice President, Finance
    MBA, University of California, Davis
    BSBA, California State University
  • Eldridge_Carole
    Carole R. Eldridge, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, NEA-BC Vice President Post Licensure & Graduate Programs
    BSN, Evangel College
    MSN, University of Texas at Arlington College of Nursing
    DNP, Rush University College of Nursing
  • LaMar_Kim
    Kimberly LaMar, ND/DNP, MSN, RNC, CNNP, NPD-BC Senior Director of Campus Operations, Central Region
    DNP, Case Western Reserve University
    MSN, Medical College of Ohio
  • Rombalski_Patrick
    Patrick Rombalski, EdD Senior Director of Campus Operations, Northeast Region
    BA, Marquette University
    MS, Iowa State University
    EdD, University of Pennsylvania
  • Dunlevy_Ann
    Ann Dunlevy, RN, BSN, MBA Senior Director, Campus Operations, Southeast Region
    BSN, Florida State University
    MBA, Nova Southeastern University
  • Spencer_Kacie
    Kacie Spencer, DNP, MSN, RN Senior Director, Campus Operations
    ADN, McLennan Community College
    MSN, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi
    DNP, George Washington University

Graduate and Online Program Leadership

  • Kia James
    Kia James, EdD, MPH Director, Master of Public Health Degree Program
  • Eldridge_Carole
    Carole R. Eldridge, DNP, MSN, RN, CNE, NEA-BC Vice President, Post-licensure and Graduate Programs
  • trybulski_joann
    JoAnn Trybulski, PhD, ARNP, FNAP Director, Doctor of Nursing Practice Degree Program
  • Wheeler_Margaret
    Margaret Wheeler, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE Director, RN to BSN Option

Campus Leadership

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Board of Trustees

  • Disch_Joanne
    Joanne Disch, PhD, RN, FAAN Chair, Board of Trustees

    Dr. Joanne Disch serves as chair of the Chamberlain College of Nursing Board of Trustees. She is also the current president of the American Academy of Nursing and is a clinical professor at the University of Minnesota where, until July 2012 she was the director of the Katharine J. Densford International Center for Nursing Leadership. Her extensive background in healthcare administration and leadership includes positions with Fairview Medical Center in Minneapolis and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago.

    Previously chair of the AARP (formerly the American Association of Retired Persons) executive board and president of the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Dr. Disch currently sits on the National Center for Healthcare Leadership executive board. She was honored by the industry with a Sigma Theta Tau International Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards, the AACN Healthcare Pioneering Spirit Award and the Distinguished Alumni Award from the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association, among other awards. Dr. Disch earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, a Master of Science in Nursing degree from the University of Alabama in Birmingham and a Doctor of Philosophy in nursing from the University of Michigan.

  • Anderson_Rhonda
    Rhonda Anderson, DNSc(hon), RN, FAAN, FACHE Member, Board of Trustees

    Rhonda Anderson is a member of the Chamberlain College of Nursing Board of Trustees. She is the chief executive officer of Cardon Children’s Medical Center and is an adjunct faculty member for the College of Nursing at Arizona State University and Grand Canyon University, all in Arizona. She is also a fellow in the American Academy of Nursing and the American College of Healthcare Executives. She is a past president of the American Organization of Nurse Executives where she was honored with its Lifetime Achievement Award. Her 45 years of experience in healthcare includes roles in staff nursing, academia, management, performance measurement and patient safety.

    Anderson currently serves on the Nursing Economics journal editorial board and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation National Advisory Committee/Academic Progression in Nursing Program. She is a member of the board of trustees at the American Hospital Association and served nine years on the board of the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals. Anderson earned a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill., a Master of Public Administration degree from Roosevelt University in Chicago and an honorary Doctor of Nursing Science from Grand Canyon University.

  • Groenwald_Susan
    Susan Groenwald, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN Member, Board of Trustees

    Dr. Susan Groenwald is the president of Chamberlain College of Nursing. She began her career as a rehabilitation nurse after earning a nursing diploma from West Suburban School of Nursing in Oak Park, Illinois. After earning bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Rush University School of Nursing in Chicago, Dr. Groenwald worked as a clinical nurse specialist and director of the oncology graduate program at Rush University and later served as the senior program director at the Illinois Cancer Council’s Comprehensive Cancer Care Center. She earned a Doctor of Philosophy in higher education leadership from Capella University.

    n 1981, Dr. Groenwald founded a company that provided business-to- business services and grew the company to more than 80 employees in four states. Dr. Groenwald’s accomplishments as a leader within the industry were recognized in 1999 when she was named National Businesswoman of the Year by the Chicago Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners and received a Blue Chip Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and Massachusetts Mutual. After selling the company, Dr. Groenwald served as the director of operations for Focused Health Solutions, Inc., developing clinical programs and managing a team of nurses who provided disease management services for large self-insured employers.

    In 2006, Dr. Groenwald joined DeVry Education Group, focusing on the development of Chamberlain College of Nursing. She is the author of numerous articles and has edited five textbooks on cancer nursing, one of which – Cancer Nursing: Principles and Practice – won the American Journal of Nursing Book Award. Dr. Groenwald’s work in oncology and nursing education was recognized by her induction in 2014 as a fellow of both the American Academy of Nursing and National League for Nursing’s Academy of Nursing Education.

  • Wray_Rita
    Rita Wray, MBA, RN, BC, FAAN Member, Board of Trustees

    Rita Wray is a member of the Chamberlain College of Nursing Board of Trustees. She is currently deputy executive director of the Mississippi Department of Finance and Administration and has held the position for nearly a decade. Wray is also founder and current CEO of W.E., Inc., a national independent healthcare consulting firm.

    With more than 35 years of service, Wray has made significant contributions as a leader in numerous professional organizations. She was a member of the board of directors for the National Black Nurses Association; past president of the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation Central Mississippi Steel Magnolias affiliate;chairperson of the Strategic Planning Committee for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; co-chairperson of Chapter Strategic Development for the American Red Cross; and member of the board of directors for the American Cancer Society. Among many notable recognitions, Wray was inducted as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing in 2008 and named Honorary Secretary of State of Louisiana by Louisiana’s Secretary of State Tom Schedler in 2012.

    Wray holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree from the University of North Alabama and a Master of Business Administration degree from Jackson State University. She is certified in nursing administration through the American Nurses Association.

  • Millan_Angie
    Angie Millan, DNP, RN, FAAN Member, Board of Trustees

    Angie Millan is a member of the Chamberlain College of Nursing Board of Trustees. She currently serves as Nursing Director for Children’s Medical Services (CMS) at the County of Los Angeles’ Department of Public Health. In this position she plans, directs, coordinates and administers nursing programs for CMS, which encompasses California Children’s Services; Child, Health and Disability Prevention; and Health Care Program for Children in Foster Care programs. She has been with Children’s Medical Services since 1999.

    Millan was previously national president and board member of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN), past member of the Nursing Advisory Council of the Joint Commission, and a member of the Commission to End Healthcare Disparities. She currently serves as a board member for NAHN, Los Angeles Chapter, and as commissioner for the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development and California Healthcare Workforce Policy Commission, among other industry involvement.

    Millan was inducted as fellow of the American Nursing Academy in 2012 and is a recipient of the National Hispanic Medical Association’s Leadership Network Award and the Los Angeles County-Department of Public Health Innovation Award, among other recognitions.

    Millan holds both her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in nursing from California State University. She earned a Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree from Western University of Health Sciences and she is licensed to practice nursing in the state of California and Washington D.C.

  • Nash_Chris
    Chris Nash, MBA Member, Board of Trustees

    Chris Nash serves as a member of the Chamberlain College of Nursing Board of Trustees. He is also Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for DeVry Education Group.

    Chris Nash joined DeVry Group in 2010 as Vice President and Chief Technology Officer and was appointed CIO in 2013. As CIO, Nash is responsible for all aspects of DeVry Group's IT strategy, planning and operations including academic technologies, business support services, application development, infrastructure, project management office, and enterprise architecture.

    Prior to DeVry Group, Nash served as Chief Technology Officer for Millward Brown, one of the world’s largest market research companies. He was responsible for global strategy and supported all technology solutions used by 84 offices across 54 countries. Before that, Nash served in a variety of IT roles over 12 years at Kraft Foods. He led numerous manufacturing, supply chain, customer service initiatives, served as one of Kraft’s first enterprise architects, and in his final role served as IT client account director for Finance, Corporate and HQ systems. Nash also worked Greenbrier & Russel Consulting and Rand McNally.

    A native of Chicago, Nash holds a MBA from Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management and a Bachelor of Arts in English Literature from Beloit College.

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