Tommy Cooley

Tommy Cooley began his career in higher education with Columbia Southern University during its inception in 1993. Throughout his tenure with the organization, Tommy has gained more than 24 years of experience in higher education in accelerating levels of expertise and has used his business acumen to propel the university forward in many capacities. Currently, he serves as Vice President and Treasurer for Columbia Southern Education Group, Inc., the parent company of Columbia Southern University and Waldorf University. Tommy holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Auburn University. He and his wife Chantell have been working together for more than 26 years. In 2017, Chantell and Tommy founded Chantell Cooley Ministries, focusing on foundations for achieving success, team building, next generation leadership training, diving deeper with God and more.