Valenda Chancey

Compliance Manager

Valenda Chancey, Compliance Manager, has over 30 years of HR and Benefits experience focusing on total rewards, employee development, HR technology, and compliance. Leveraging this deep experience, Valenda leads Empyrean’s compliance consultation, advocacy, and governance efforts.

Valenda began her HR/Benefits career on the employer side, where she worked for several private businesses managing all aspects of their employer-sponsored benefit programs. She served as VP of Human Resources for a large multi-state HVAC company before making the decision to move to the third-party administration side of the business by joining Aon Hewitt. There, she worked for 10 years as a Health & Welfare Domain Manager before joining the Empyrean team in 2014.

Valenda’s experience has provided her with the vantage point of understanding the complexities and challenges of employer-sponsored benefit plans from both the employer’s and third-party administrator’s perspectives.

Valenda earned a B.S. from Texas Tech University. She currently resides in the Houston area.