Andy Chan joined Wake Forest as Vice President for Personal and Career Development in August 2009. He oversees The Office of Personal and Career Development (OPCD) which is creating a supportive career community designed to teach, advise and equip students to successfully navigate their path from college to career. The OPCD includes Career and Professional Development, Mentoring Resource Center, the Center for Innovation, Creativity and Entrepreneurship, Leadership Development and the Family Business Center. He serves as a member of the senior staff of the Provost and is also a member of President Nathan O. Hatch’s Cabinet.
Chan was previously the assistant dean and director of the MBA Career Management Center at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business. Before joining Stanford, Chan served as president and CEO of eProNet, an online recruiting and career network based on exclusive relationships with university alumni associations. Earlier, he was president and CEO of MindSteps, a corporate education software start-up. Chan has extensive executive leadership and career coaching experience as well as business experience in venture-backed start-ups, The Learning Company, The Clorox Company and Bain & Company.
He earned his BA and MBA from Stanford University.
For more information on Andy and his approach to the career development process, click here to read his blog, “The Heart of the Matter”.