Howard W. Bell, Jr. is the President and co-owner of Bell & Trice Enterprises, Inc. (BTE), which for over 15 years has provided business and policy consulting and training services. BTE assists higher education institutions, nonprofit institutions, governmental agencies, and businesses. Among the services offered by BTE are financial analysis and management services, change management services, the creation of high performance teams, information technology management, and legal policy management.
Prior to managing BTE full time, Mr. Bell was the Vice President for Administrative Services and Information Technologies at the University of Cincinnati. Earlier he was the Vice President for Finance and Budget at Fisk University where he was the chief business, finance, and budget officer. Over the last three decades, Mr. Bell has had careers in banking, real estate development, and educational administration. He has over 30 years of experience working with institutions of higher education and has developed and implemented business turnaround strategies at a number of colleges and universities.
Mr. Bell earned a B.S. in Engineering and a certificate in Science and Human Affairs from Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey where he received the M. Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the Frederick Douglass Service Award, and the Princeton Engineering Award for Journalism. He also holds an M.S. in Management from the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a Masters in Public Policy (M.P.P.) from the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.