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Business Leadership: Dr. Gerald Bell, Founder & SEO of Bell Leadership Institute
March 1, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Dr. Gerald D. Bell is the Founder and CEO of Bell Leadership Institute and an adjunct professor at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Kenan-Flagler Business School. His creative thinking and personal style have earned him the reputation for being one of the highest-rated resources on leadership in the United States and abroad, and he is a creator of leadership trainings used by more than 5,000 organizations around the world. Whether addressing an audience of thousands or consulting one-on-one, Dr. Bell helps people identify needs and implement action plans that create dramatic change. He is a frequently requested speaker, trainer and consultant to leading companies, including Coca-Cola, Johnson and Johnson, Butterball, Cree, Argo Group, The Home Depot, Radio Flyer, The Orvis Company, Northwestern Mutual, SAS Institute and Duke Energy. In addition, Dr. Bell’s counsel has been sought for decades by both the Young Presidents’ Organization and Entrepreneurs’ Organization, indicating that his principles remain current yet timeless. He is the author of The Achievers and co-author with Coach Dean Smith of the New York Times best seller, The Carolina Way. Dr. Bell has been a visiting professor at the Harvard Business School, Cornell, Stanford, McGill, and the London School of Business. He earned master’s and doctoral degrees from Yale University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in psychology and business from the University of Colorado at Boulder, graduating with honors from both universities. While devoting his life to the mission of building world-class leaders, Dr. Bell enjoys spending time with his family, running marathons, golfing, fly fishing and collecting Western art.