Jeff Bell is President of Concordant Industries, an operations based advisory and investment firm. Concordant Industries helps private equity portfolio companies and select Fortune 500 companies implement operations strategies to improve customer service, profitability, and return on capital. Mr. Bell has a proven track record of driving profitable growth in manufacturing settings. He currently serves on the Board of Arc Technologies, a supplier of precision engineered components to medical instrument, aerospace, semiconductor, and industrial equipment manufacturers. Prior to joining Concordant, Mr. Bell was CEO and President of Bolt Industries, a supplier of machining and fabrication services. His career also included roles as Vice-President at the Rosemount Flow Division of Emerson Electric, where he was general manager for the Magmeter and Vortex business units. He started his career in operations at Procter & Gamble Pharmaceuticals.
Jeff has a B.S. in operations research from Cornell University, a M.E.M. in manufacturing management from Northwestern University, and an M.B.A from the Kellogg Business School at Northwestern University. He co-authored the Harvard Business School Case, “The Rosemount Vortex Flowmeter Plant”, which demonstrates how to apply Factory Physics®. He is an adjunct professor at Dominican University.