Jeff Bell presently serves as an Operating Partner on the Private Equity Investment Team. Prior to joining the firm, Jeff was CEO of PPLSI (dba LegalShield), a MidOcean portfolio company. In his career, Jeff served as Microsoft Corporate Vice President, Global Marketing for Xbox. There, he earned the 2008 Cannes Titanium Grand Prix for the Halo 3 Integrated Marketing campaign. He was also named AdAge “2007 Entertainment Marketer of the Year” for Gears of War. He spent 5 years at DaimlerChrysler as the Vice President and General Manager of Chrysler and Jeep Divisions. He is credited with development and launch of the Chrysler 300 and the Jeep 4-door Wrangler, among others. He received the AdAge “2005 Interactive Marketer of the Year” at Chrysler for using videogames to market autos. Jeff served Ford Motor Company for 12 years, including as Managing Director of Ford Spain, and Director of Web Services. He serves on the Advisory Board of his alma mater, Johns Hopkins-SAIS, and has served on the Kenyon College and National Multiple Sclerosis Board of Trustees.
Kenyon College, AB History and Spanish
Johns Hopkins-SAIS, MA International Economics
The University of Pennsylvania, The Wharton School, M.B.A.