Chapel Thompson joined the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation in February 2017 as executive assistant. Chapel comes to the Foundation from Guilford County Schools where she served for 18 years in several capacities including most recently as executive assistant for the Superintendent and clerk to the Guilford County Board of Education. Chapel also has experience in the private sector where she served as office services coordinator and executive assistant to the CEO of Bruegger’s Bagels. Chapel earned a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Western Carolina University and holds North Carolina Paralegal Certification. Chapel is a native of North Carolina.