Bell Announces Executives in a Trio of Promotions
ANCHORAGE, AK—(FEBRUARY 23, 2017)—BELL & Associates (BELL) is proud to announce three large promotions in our Anchorage office and firm headquarters. BELL’s three new executives include: Frank “FT” Bell as our Chief Operations Officer; Kyle Griffiths as our Chief Financial Officer; and Chris Burt, PE as our Chief Technology Officer. Together, they have over 25 years of combined professional services to BELL in finance, operations, and engineering. Frank, Kyle, and Chris will join Bob Bell, PE, PLS, Principal and CEO in leading BELL & Associates into the future.
Frank has over ten years of experience of land surveying with BELL in the Prudhoe Bay office as a Head Chainperson, Instrument Person, occasionally as a Party Chief, and most recently our Operations Manager in our Anchorage office. He hopes BELL can remain an enjoyable place to work and foster successful and competitive careers for its employees. Frank has a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Alaska Pacific University, and a Master of Science in Psychology also from Alaska Pacific University.
Kyle brings over 10 years of experience in financial services in Oregon and Alaska. Before becoming BELL’s Business Manager, Kyle served as a Financial Analyst and Cost Accountant in the Structural Division for Precision Castparts Corp., as well as a Financial Analyst and Operations Analyst for Encore Senior Living, LLC. Kyle has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Portland State University, and a Master of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Finance from the University of Memphis.
Chris has served over 18 years with BELL in many different roles including Office Technician, Civil Engineer, and 3D Laser Scanning Manager. As one of the prime playmaker in all our equipment and technology advancement, Chris has brought on many projects in 3D modeling and scanning all over the world. He is also in charge of managing the Engineering Department and leading the firm in all platting projects within the state of Alaska.
BELL is pleased to recognize the talents of these three distinguished professionals. Congratulations!