Chantel Edwards is a Director in Cyber Operations and Intelligence at Capital One Financial Corporation. Capital
One is a diversified bank with 65 million customer accounts worldwide and branch locations in New York, New Jersey, Texas, Louisiana, Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Capital One’s subsidiaries offer
a broad spectrum of financial products and services to consumers, small businesses and commercial clients
through a variety of channels.
Chantel joined Capital One in late 2021 and will be responsible for managing and leading projects aligned
to Active Defense under the scope of Ops & Intel, Cyber and broader Tech stakeholders.
Chantel’s professional background spans over 20+ years of intelligence and cyber experience, including a critical
understanding of the business processes, analysis techniques, cyber threats, vulnerabilities, systems, and
networks. Prior to joining Capital One, She was a federal employee with the Department of Homeland Security
(DHS.) However, she began her professional career by joining the U.S. Air Force.
Towards the beginning of her military service, she met her husband, Quincy Edwards. They have been married
for 20 years and have three children. Chantel is also a small business owner and entrepreneur.
Chantel Edwards’ stellar work performance and leadership skills earned her numerous awards, commendations, medals, honors, accolades and cash bonuses throughout her career. She was named DHS Mentor of the Year for FY 2021.