Graduating from the Institute Chateaubriand in Cannes, France with a Baccalaureat A5, Chantal was initiated to the HR field in both the banking and insurance industries. She then started her career in hospitality human resources at the "L'Ermitage Hotel Group", Beverly Hills California in 1985. In 1987, she joined the Registry Hotel Corporation as Director of Human Resources for their Universal City property and then joined the Hyatt Hotel Corporation in 1990.
During Chantal’s nine-year tenure with Hyatt Hotels, she worked in both union and non-union environments, and successfully implemented the "shared-services" concept, directing two properties simultaneously. In 1999, Chantal joined the luxury 683-room Biltmore Hotel as Director, and Regional Director of Human Resources.
Chantal founded Executive HR Consulting Group, Inc., in April, 2003. As Principal of the Group, she now assists clients in various industries, performing human resources consulting and covering all aspects of the function.
Throughout her career, Chantal has successfully negotiated numerous labor-management agreements with various labor/union organizations, and served as Trustee on the Los Angeles Hotel and Restaurant, Employer/Union Trust Fund. She has handled a myriad of employee relations issues and investigations of discrimination and harassment claims.
Chantal is an active member of the California Chamber of Commerce, The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM), Professionals in Human Resources (PIHRA) and The Burbank Chamber of Commerce.