Dr. Ethel Chiles is s a licensed Minister, has served as an Adult Sunday School teacher, Choir Director, and Praise and Worship Leader. She served as the Public Relations Director of the Waljo Gospel Music Awards Black and White Ball for more than 15 years.
She is one of seven children and the daughter of the late Mary Beatrice (Dover) Foster and the late Rev. Willie Cleo Foster. Her family consists of a brother who is retired as an Apostle with New Life Ministries Church of Greensboro, Inc.. She was born and raised in Gaffney, South Carolina.
As a young girl, she sang in churches pastored by her father and has been ministering the revelation of the Word for nearly twenty two (22) years. She has a special desire to encourage and bless single women.
She has a B.S. Degree in Marketing from North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, Greensboro, North Carolina. She earned an MBA from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She completed a Doctorate Degree in Management: Leadership and Organizational Change from Walden University in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
She has one son, a daughter in law, one grandson with a grand daughter on the way.