Senior Director of Business Development
Chantelle Cleary Botticelli is a nationally recognized subject-matter expert in Title IX and related fields. Before becoming Senior Director of Business Development at Grand River Solutions, she served as Director of Strategic Partnerships and Client Relations for the Northeast Region. She has more than 15 years of experience in the investigation and adjudication of sexual and interpersonal violence. She lectures extensively at universities and conferences throughout the U.S. on Title IX, VAWA, harassment, and implementation of best and emerging practices.
Prior to joining Grand River Solutions, Chantelle served as the Director for Institutional Equity and Title IX at Cornell University. Prior to that, she served as the Assistant Vice President for Equity and Compliance and Title IX Coordinator at the University at Albany. In these roles, she provided direct, hands-on experience in the fields of Title IX, civil rights, employment law, and workplace and academic investigations. Her responsibilities included focusing on diversity efforts, sexual assault prevention and training, affirmative action, and protecting minors on campus.
Chantelle spent the first decade of her career as an Assistant District Attorney assigned exclusively to the prosecution of sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, and crimes against children. While in that role, Chantelle developed an expertise in trauma-informed interviewing practices and investigation techniques.
Chantelle is an adjunct faculty member at Albany Law School and has also served on the faculty for National Center for Campus Public Safety and at Cornell Law School.
Chantelle was recently appointed by the NY Governor to serve as a commissioner on the New York State Commission on Prosecutorial Conduct.
Chantelle received her B.A. from Binghamton University and her J.D. from Albany Law School.