Lady Chanel is a native of Petersburg, Virginia. She is the daughter of Lawrence and Rosa Epps. Lady Chanel was educated in the Petersburg school system and furthered her education with a Bachelor of Science Degree from Hampton University and a Master of Business Administration from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Lady Chanel currently serves as Assistant Comptroller for the Virginia State Corporation Commission. She is also a member of the Petersburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

Lady Chanel has been a member of Metropolitan Baptist Church for most of her life and served in numerous and diverse capacities. Lady Chanel is a humble, encouraging, motivating First Lady who serves with grace and excellence. She has a God persona and a heavenly smile that will brighten any room or any day. Lady Chanel is a huge supporter of the ALS Association (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and has raised close to $200,000 in support of this effort.

Lady Chanel loves family, and especially her two daughters, Angel and Deja. She is an awesome representation of faith, strength, courage, commitment and Christ.