Mr. Bell founded Steven D. Bell & Company (renamed as Bell Partners Inc. in 2009) in 1976 with eight properties and 21 employees. He brings to the company a wealth of real estate ability, knowledge and experience.
As Chairman, he chairs the company's Investment Committee and is active in all aspects of the company. He cultivates and maintains relationships with investors, interacts with the Bell leadership team and visits properties and associates in the field. Earlier in his career, Mr. Bell worked in mortgage banking and commercial real estate brokerage. Mr. Bell graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is active in a number of philanthropic, civic and other boards and organizations.