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Howard W. Bell, Jr. brings decades of financial consulting expertise across industries to NACUBO Consulting. His areas of specialization include macro trends budgeting, strategic planning, change management services, policies and procedures reviews and revisions, and legal policy management.

Bell has had careers in banking, real estate development, and education administration, with 35 years of experience working with institutions of higher education. Prior to becoming a consultant, Bell was the vice president for administrative services and information technologies at the University of Cincinnati. In this capacity, he was the university’s chief business, operations, and information technology officer. Earlier, Bell was the vice president for finance and budget at Fisk University.

Bell earned a BS in Engineering and a certificate in Science and Human Affairs from Princeton University, where he received the M. Taylor Pyne Honor Prize, the Frederick Douglass Service Award, and the Princeton Engineering Award for Journalism. He also holds a MS in Management from the Alfred P. Sloan School of Management at MIT, and an MPP from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.