Thirty-year industry veteran brings legacy of profitable growth to expanding commercial real estate firm
(Indianapolis, Ind.) Bradley Company announced today that Allan Bell has joined its executive team as Chief Financial Officer, bringing 30 years of deep experience in senior leadership, multi-national operations and process improvements to the state’s largest independently owned full-service commercial real estate firm.
A graduate of Butler University, Bell’s career has taken him to multiple cities as he gained valuable expertise in a number of diverse business sectors. He comes to Bradley from the CFO position at National Carwash Solutions, a Berkshire Partners Portfolio Company, in Des Moines, Iowa. Bell also previously worked in the aerospace industry, serving in senior-level finance and operations positions for TIGHITCO in Atlanta, GA and United Technologies Corporation in Raleigh, NC.
As CFO, Bell will spearhead Bradley’s overall financial leadership, assisting the company as it continues to expand its services in new and existing midwestern markets. Bell will be responsible for financial reporting, planning, and enterprise risk management, as well as managing the company’s technology platform and associated operations. As a strategic business officer on the executive team, Bell’s experience in management, strategy and data analysis will be critical for the company to support its growth objectives.
Bell will be housed at Bradley’s Indianapolis principal office and will report directly to Chad Phillips, Bradley’s president and CEO. He will be a member of Bradley’s executive team.
“Allan Bell is a talented and thoughtful business leader, and I’m thrilled that an executive of his caliber is choosing to join Bradley Company,” said Chad Phillips, president and CEO. “Allan’s experience leading multi-national operations and commitment to process improvements will put our company on even stronger footing as we continue to identify new markets for growth and expansion.”
“I’m looking forward to joining one of the fastest growing independent commercial real estate firms in the Midwest,” said Allan Bell, chief financial officer. “Bradley has a legacy of making a strong impact on the communities where it serves, and I’m excited to be a part of the team.”
Bell has earned a number of professional accreditations during his career. He is a Certified Public Accountant and a Certified Management Accountant. He earned an Executive MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University in 2005.
Earlier this year, Bradley established its principal office in Indianapolis. The firm is housed at the Kittle Building at 96th and Meridian. The 11,000 square foot space reflects Bradley’s investment in its Indianapolis market expansion, and houses key operational leaders for growth and development, commercial asset services and the company’s multi-family housing arm.
About Bradley Company:
With six offices throughout Indiana and Michigan, including South Bend, Fort Wayne, Grand Rapids and its Indianapolis headquarters, Bradley Company provides commercial brokerage services, commercial and multi-housing management, real estate tax consulting, maintenance services, project and facilities management, corporate services, research services and strategic planning. Bradley Company was founded in 1978 and employs more than 320 professionals that manage more than 4,400 multi-housing units and more than 11 million square feet of commercial properties. Visit www.bradleyco.com for more information.