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Chanae Childress-Coates

Chanae Childress-Coates

Owner/Manager, Childress Coates Accounting, LLC

 Chanae Childress-Coates

Chanae Childress-Coates earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Illinois State University in 2004 and a Masters of Business Administration degree from Webster University in 2007. Chanae has over 13 years of progressive experience within the accounting and finance industries. She is currently the owner of her own company, Childress Coates Accounting, LLC and serves as an adjunct professor at Lindenwood University and Southwestern Illinois College. Her areas of research interest include social entrepreneurship, corporate responsibility, and local government involvement in business.


Illinois State University, B.S. – Accounting

Webster University, MBA


Alumni Couple from UD’s First Graduating Class Remembered by Classmates

“You couldn’t walk by David without a sports story of some sort,” said Patrick O’Hagan, BA ’63, of David Dozier Jr., BA ’60. O’Hagan and his wife, Patricia (Hasler), BA ’63, were freshmen at UD when Dozier and his wife, Dianne (Flusche), BA ’60, were seniors, and later fellow parishioners at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Dallas. Patrick O’Hagan was a physics major taking 20 hours and didn’t know Dozier well as a UD student, but Dozier’s penchant for stories struck him even then.

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